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Body found in Chattahoochee River near Johns Creek

JOHNS CREEK — A body was found Monday in the Chattahoochee River in the area of Johns Creek.

Gwinnett County Fire and Emergency Services crews were on the scene but were eventually called off.

Doug Nurse, spokesman for the Johns Creek Police Department, said kayakers spotted the body snagged in a tree about a mile south of McGinnis Ferry Road.

It was reported that investigators believe the body was that of a black male, but no further details were released. The medical examiner was on scene and will conduct an autopsy.