Skeletal remains found in Stone Mountain, investigators need help to identify him

Investigators with DeKalb County Police and the DeKalb County Medical Examiner’s Office are trying to identify a person whose skeletal remains were recovered Monday in Stone Mountain.

On Nov. 28, investigators recovered the remains in a wooded area off Rockbridge Road. Police received a call from someone who found the remains and reported it to them.

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Police did not have a sketch of the victim, but did release a description.

The remains are from a Black man between the ages of 18 and 30. He would have been between 6 feet and 6 feet, 5 inches tall.

He had black hair in dreadlocks that are approximately 3 to 4 inches long.


Due to the condition of the remains, investigators believe he has been dead for at least six months.

If anyone has information that would lead to the identity of this man, you are urged to contact the DeKalb County Medical Examiner’s Office at 404-508-3500.

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