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Source: WGCL

The body of a woman was pulled from Lake Lanier Friday afternoon.

The body washed ashore at Bethel Park around noon, according to a spokesperson with the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office.

Police say boaters discovered the woman's body and called 911. The body was in an advanced state of decomposition, according to authorities.

The woman's body was sent to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation for an autopsy.

Police say an investigation into the incident continues.

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