Posted: Saturday, May 10th 2014 at 11:22am
Man found in river was victim of homicide
By The Associated Press
AUSTELL, Ga. (AP) -- Police west of Atlanta have opened a homicide investigation after a body was pulled from the Chattahoochee River near Six Flags Over Georgia.
Denell Boyd of the Cobb County Fire Department said a boater spotted the body near the riverbank behind the amusement park in the Austell area Monday afternoon.
Cobb County police on Friday identified the body as 34-year-old Perfecto Ochoa Alvarado, and described his death as a homicide.
Police said the exact cause of his death isn't being released due to the active investigation.
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