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Gwinnett County police said early Saturday morning detectives are investigating a homicide in Buford that occurred shortly after 10 p.m.

Gwinnett County police are investigating a homicide in Sugar Hill that occurred shortly after 10 p.m. Friday.

Early Saturday morning, police responded to an incident at 5811 Kendrix Drive after a family member found the victim in the garage with significant head trauma. The victim died after being transported to the hospital.

The victim’s identity will not be released until next of kin is notified. Police said they believe the motive is theft or robbery. Police said there is no suspect information to release at this time.

Detectives can be contacted at 770-513-5300. Anonymous tips can be left for Crime Stoppers at 404-577-TIPS (8477) or www.stopcrimeATL.com. Reference case number 19-091941 when reporting information.

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Taylor Denman is a reporter born and raised in Gwinnett County. He came back home to seize the rare opportunity of telling stories about the county in which he grew up.

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