Body Found in Demorest Has Alleged Self-Inflicted Wounds

Demorest - Habersham County authorities conducting a death investigation of a body found in Demorest roadway.

Tuesday, March 24, at approximately 9:18 p.m., Habersham County Deputies were dispatched to the area of Chitwood Road in Demorest in reference to a man down.

“Upon arrival Deputies located a white male in the roadway with what appeared to be a self-inflicted injury and was deceased on scene,” according to Habersham County Sheriff’s Lt. Matthew Wurtz. 

The Habersham County Coroner responded to the scene and the incident is currently being investigated by the Habersham County Sheriff’s Office Investigation Division and the Habersham County Coroner. 

No further information is available at this time.