Body found in Emanuel County

The body of an unidentified man was found in the woods on Doug Bernard Parkway around noon on Saturday.

Emanuel County, Ga (WJBF) – An investigation is underway this morning in Emanuel County, Georgia  after a man was found dead in a home in Twin City.

Investigators say at 3:30 Sunday afternoon, they found 59-year-old Johnny James Jackson dead in a home on South Railroad Avenue.

Authorities say Jackson had been shot.

The Emanuel County Sheriff’s Office says the death is being treated as a homicide and is considered to be an isolated incident

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is assisting in the investigation.

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