Body of missing Ga. college student found in creek
(Photo credit: The Red & Black newspaper)
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Athens-Clarke County police they've found the body of a missing University of Georgia student in a creek.
Authorities say an officer searching an area around The Plaza in Athens found the body of 22-year-old Rebecca Elaine Greene, of Brunswick, Tuesday morning.
Police say Greene's body is being sent to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation's crime lab in Decatur where authorities will perform an autopsy.
Officials say University of Georgia campus police are assisting in the investigation. Anyone with information on the woman's death is asked to call the Athens-Clarke County crime stoppers tip line at 706-613-3342.
Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
A man wanted on charges in a kidnapping and shooting in Alabama is under arrest in New Jersey after a traffic stop. Port Authority of New York and New Jersey police say an officer pulled over 23-year-old Birmingham...More >>
Auburn University is one step closer to reaching a $15 million goal for the school's new performing arts center. The Auburn City Council voted this week to allocate $1.5 million over the next three years to the new...More >>
Authorities say a Georgia police officer responded to the wrong house and shot and injured the homeowner. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said in a news release that Henry County police asked the agency to...More >>
Authorities say a small plane has crashed into a subdivision in the northern Atlanta suburbs, killing the pilot and setting a house ablaze. FAA spokesman Rick Breitenfeldt says a Cessna Citation I crashed about 3 miles...More >>