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      Body excavated from home in Nicholls

      Wooten says the body of a male, who's name they aren't releasing, had to be excavated. / Courtesy of Krishna Taylor


      UPDATE (08/09/14 4:25 P.M.):

      A person associated with Rosewood Manor has been taken into custody but has not been officially charged with a crime.

      Investigators with the Coffee County Sheriff's Office were interviewing sources Friday evening to relocate the current residents that were living at the location and most of the residents have been moved to locations outside of Coffee County and others are with family members, according to an update on the Coffee County Sheriff's Office Facebook page.

      This is an ongoing investigation. If you have any information relating to this case, contact the Coffee County Sheriff's Office at 912-384-4227.

      ORIGINAL STORY:

      Coffee County Sheriff Doyle Wooten confirms to FOX 31 a body found at 1107 Tanner Ave., also known as Rosewood Manor, in Nicholls.

      Wooten says they received a call about a possible body being located there. Once deputies arrived, they made contact with the owner of the home and she confirmed there was a body buried there. Wooten says the body of a male, who's name they aren't releasing, had to be excavated.

      The owner of the home has been taken into custody but they aren't yet releasing their name.

      The Georgia Bureau of Investigations is assisting with the case.

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