Body found in 'Hooch



JOHNS CREEK, Ga. – A man’s body was found floating in the Chattahoochee River in Johns Creek.

The body of Omar Hugh Richards, 29, of Gwinnett County, was found tangled in a fallen tree. He had been reported missing since Sept. 22.

Richards was spotted a mile south of the McGinnis Ferry Road bridge by two kayakers. They reported the body to the Department of Natural Resources, which contacted Johns Creek Fire Department, which recovered the body.

The body was turned over to the Fulton County Medical Examiner’s Office. Cause of death is unknown at this time.

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