Teen's death being investigated as homicide

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January 11, 2019

TIFTON, Ga. (WALB) - The Tift County Sheriff’s Office has launched a homicide investigation after a teenager was found dead inside of a vehicle.

Kenyada Mitchell, 18, was found dead inside of a car parked in a wooded area off of Emerson O’Bynes Avenue after deputies responded to a 911 call.

Officials said a call concerning a deceased person in a vehicle came in at 10:51 a.m. Thursday morning.

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation Sylvester Regional Office and the Tift County Sheriff’s Office are investigating the case as a homicide.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Tift County Sheriff’s Office at (229) 388-6020 or the GBI Sylvester Office at (229) 777-2080.

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