Investigation ongoing after body found in Tifton
TIFTON, Ga. (WALB) - An investigation is underway after a body was found in Tifton, according to Tifton Deputy Coroner Melissa Carroll.
Police said a body was found around 5 p.m. on Wednesday in a ditch on Highway 82, across from the Polaris dealership and Offroad Powersports.
Law enforcement also said there does appear to be foul play involved.
Tifton police said in a release Friday that a family member at the scene identified the man as Layton Bryce Tolbert, 33.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) is currently investigating. The body was taken to the GBI Crime Lab for an autopsy.
Anyone with information is asked to call the GBI Tip Line at (1 800) 597-8477 or the Tifton Police Department Tip Line at (229) 391-3991.
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