CANTON, Ga.–Following the discovery of what is thought to be the third set of human remains to be removed from the same site close to the Etowah River in the previous five months, the Canton Police Department is currently conducting an investigation following the discovery of the remains. As a result of the discovery of human remains in the region on Thursday, police officers were summoned to the area of Reformation Parkway near the Waleska Street underpass, according to the police report.
According to the police, the criminal investigation division of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation will perform an autopsy on the remains. This information comes from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. On June 21, law authorities located the body of William Watkins in the same location along Waleska Street in the wood line as the previous discovery. The location is known as the “wood line.” The General Bureau of Investigations Medical Examiner’s Office came to the conclusion that the incident was a homicide.
Why was Jacob Huckaby jailed?
Canton authorities took Jacob Huckaby into jail on July 8 in connection with the killing of Watkins. The investigation into the death of Watkins led to Huckaby’s arrest. During this time, he is being detained in jail in preparation for his upcoming trial. Investigators with the law enforcement agencies who were looking into the death of Pedro Hernandez-Santiago found his body on July 16 in the Etowah River, which is situated to the north of Waleska Street. The office of the medical examiner came to the conclusion that Hernandez-Santiago died as a result of accidental drowning as the root cause of his passing.
The results of the toxicology test indicate that Hernandez-Santiago was under the influence of methamphetamines when the incident occurred. There have been no investigative details to imply foul play was involved, since the autopsy detailed the absence of trauma to the body,” the Canton police department noted in a statement that was released on Friday. “The autopsy detailed the absence of trauma to the body.” This statement was made in response to the results of the postmortem examination.
Investigation still ongoing
The police have indicated that they are launching an investigation to investigate whether or not there is a connection between the Watkins murder case and the remains that were discovered on Thursday. The investigation will determine whether or not there is a connection between the two cases. The Canton Police Department would like to highlight that there is no active threat to the public, according to the statement that was provided by the police.
Anyone who believes they may have information regarding this investigation is urged to call the Canton Police Department at the following number: (770) 720-4883.
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