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    BUFORD, Ga. (AP) - Gwinnett County homicide investigators are investigating the discovery of a man's body in a wooded area near Buford.
    An area resident entered the woods Wednesday night after detecting a foul odor and found the decomposing body partially wrapped in plastic a short distance from the roadway.
    Police say the man had been dead for more than a week. The cause of death is under investigation, and the victim's identity has not been positively determined.

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    BUFORD A decomposing body wrapped in plastic was found July 15 in Buford and is believed to be a homicide, said Gwinnett County police.

    The body, discovered off of Woodward Mill Road near Satellite Boulevard at about 9:30 p.m., was found after a resident began searching for the source of a "foul odor." The male body was found wrapped partially in plastic a short distance from the woods.

    Investigators converged on the scene, deciding to wait until morning and daylight to process evidence.

    The victim, who has not been identified, has been dead more than a week, said police. Police do not know how he was killed.

    Gwinnett Police Homicide Investigators are requesting help from the public. Anyone with information about the incident or knows the identity of the deceased are strongly encouraged to call Gwinnett County Police at 770-513-5300. Persons can also call Crime Stoppers at 404-577-TIPS. Anonymous tips are welcome and could lead to a monetary reward of up to $2,000

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    Police are asking the public to help identify a man found dismembered in the woods in north Gwinnett County.

    The body was found around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday in an area along Woodward Mill Road near Satellite Boulevard in Buford, police said.
    The body was wrapped in plastic, Gwinnett Police spokesman Cpl. David Schiralli said.
    The Gwinnett County Medical Examiner determined the body was dismembered at both thighs and arms, police said Friday. The man was also decapitated. Only his torso was found.
    Police said the man had been dismembered after he had died.
    An autopsy found the body was an adult male, but could not determine his race or ethnicity. The man was wearing large Tommy Hilfiger boxers.
    Police said there were no obvious signs of trauma to the torso.
    A resident discovered the body while trying to find the source of a foul odor Wednesday night. Officers determined the body, which was partially decomposed, had been there for more than a week.
    Anyone with information is urged to call CrimeStoppers at 404-577-TIPS. Police will be looking into missing persons reports, but had no leads Friday.

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