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Bartow County Sheriff Seeking Public's Assistance in Homicide Victim Identification 

6/8/2017 3:00 p.m.

PRESS RELEASE 

The Bartow County Sheriff’s Office seeks public assistance in identification of a homicide victim.

According to Sheriff Clark Millsap, in the early morning hours of Sunday June 4, 2017, Bartow County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the area of 149 Bells Ferry Road for a report of a person lying on the ground. Deputies discovered a young black male deceased near the roadway. It was discovered during the investigation that the victim had been shot and died as a result of his injuries.

The victim has thus far not been identified and is believed to be from the metro Atlanta area. He is described as a black male, 5ft 8in tall, 162lbs, and between the ages of 16 to 21 years old. He has a scar on his upper right arm from a previous small caliber gunshot wound. He has a tattoo on his left upper arm of 4 dots in a diamond formation. The victim was found wearing a white T-shirt, black and red jeans, a red belt, black and gold shoes, and a red bandana in his back pocket. He was also wearing a red “Everest” backpack with the word “Cierra” written on the back.

Anyone with information that may help in the identification of this victim is asked to call the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division at 770-382-5050 ext. 6029 or 6030. Email tips may be sent to info@bartow.org as well.