Body Found Off Flat Shoals Road: Newton County Deputies Investigate

Newton County deputies responded to a call at around 7 p.m. today regarding a body discovered off the roadway. Initially reported near Covington Bypass Road and Highway 36, authorities later determined the location to be Flat Shoals Road.

As of now, authorities do not suspect foul play. The body will be transported to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s Medical Examiner’s Office for an autopsy and identification.

Further details are pending as the investigation continues.