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Body found in Palmetto, identified

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PALMETTO, Ga. - The woman's body was discovered in Palmetto on Thursday afternoon has been identified.

The body, identified as Latonya Morris ‘ Fig, was found in some woods off Williams Road by a man and his grandson riding ATV's.

Investigators say the 45-year old woman lived in Stone Mountain and suffered multiple gun shot wounds.

Palmetto Police responded to a call around 3:00 p.m. and arrived shortly after they say the woman was murdered.

According to police, "one of the gun shot wounds was located in the side of the head area and the second gun shot wound was located in the throat area of the victim."

The Palmetto Police Department and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation are following up on several leads at this time. If you have any information on this case please call the Palmetto Police Department St. Lee Gregg at 770-463-9068

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