Body of Missing Man Found

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Update: Georgia Bureau of Investigation
July 22, 2014

On Wednesday, July 23, 2014, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation in Thomasville identified the body found on West Hill Street in Quitman on Tuesday as Curtis Lee Baynard, 29, of 905 West Hill Street, Quitman, Ga.

Baynard had been reported missing two weeks ago and a neighbor complained about a smell in the area and Quitman Police Department found the body hanging from a tree in small patch of woods behind 903 West Hill Street on Tuesday morning.

An autopsy was performed on Wednesday in Macon and the body was identified utilizing dental records. The death has been ruled a suicide.

News Release: Quitman Police Department
July 15, 2014

Curtis Lee Baynard has been missing since 07/09/2014.

A third party reported they saw him last walking towards Valdosta, Georgia on Troupeville Road in Quitman, Georgia.

Baynard is a 29 year old black male with small dreadlocks.

If you know the whereabouts of CurtisQuitman Police Department-229-263-7556 or the Brooks County 911 Center-229-263-4262.

Incident Report attached as PDF.

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