The body of a deceased male was found floating in the Chattahoochee River near Brucken Strasse.
GBI says the body was located at 10:30 a.m. on Friday after a citizen notified authorities.
After being retrieved from the river, the victim was identified as 42-year-old Gary Phillip Freeman Jr, of Troy, Alabama.
The Helen Police Department requested the GBI assist with the investigation and autopsy.
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