Death investigation underway for body found in St. Marys River

Heather Crawford anchors.

ST. GEORGE, Ga.—State and county law enforcement officials are investigating after a body was found in the St. Marys River Tuesday near St. George in Charlton County.

According to officials the body is identified as Carl Brantley Courtney from Bryceville, Fla. 

The cause of death is still under investigation.

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is assisting Charlton County Sheriff's deputies with the investigation. 

Authorities would not go into more specifics regarding the case.

This is a developing story. Stay with First Coast News for updates.


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