Body found inside Georgia Walmart bathroom

Walmart employees discover dead body in store bathroom

MONROE COUNTY, Ga. — Employees made a grisly discovery early Monday morning at a Walmart in Georgia.

A person’s body was discovered inside a bathroom at the store on North Lee Street in Forsyth, according to WGXA-TV. Authorities responded to the call around 5:30 a.m.

Forsyth police Maj. Alexander Daniels said the body was not that of a Walmart employee, WSB-TV reported. Investigators believe the body could have been in the bathroom all night.

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The person’s cause of death was not immediately known. The body was taken to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation for testing, WSB-TV reported.

As of Monday morning, the person’s identity was not yet confirmed.

Authorities are investigating after employees at a Walmart in Forsyth, Georgia, found a person's body in a bathroom on Monday, Feb. 17, 2020.
Authorities are investigating after employees at a Walmart in Forsyth, Georgia, found a person's body in a bathroom on Monday, Feb. 17, 2020. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images, File)

The Cox Media Group National Content Desk contributed to this report.