Man found dead in Winder

WINDER -- The Barrow County Sheriff's Office is investigating the case of a dead man found Friday morning as a homicide.

Details were few at press time, but sheriff's spokesman Investigator Matt Guthas said deputies responded to a request for medical assistance at a Midland Court residence in the early morning hours.

There they found a deceased Hispanic man, Guthas said.

Guthas said investigators spent more than 17 hours processing the scene and interviewing witnesses.

The cause of death has not been released.