BREAKING: Body Identified after being pulled from Chattahoochee River

VIDEO: Body Identified after being pulled from Chattahoochee River
Updated: Aug. 4, 2018 at 7:36 PM EDT
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COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - The body pulled from the Chattahoochee River on Saturday has been identified as 42-year-old Sean Fuller.

According to the Muscogee County Coroner's office, Fuller had a Phenix City address but had not lived there for some time. Fingerprints and a photograph were used to help identify Fuller.

Columbus Police received a call about a body floating in the river between the 13th street bridge and the  Dillingham Street bridge around noon.

Deputy Coroner Charles Newton was called to the scene to investigate.

He says, "Around noon a jogger saw what appeared to be a body floating near the Dillingham Street bridge"

According to Deputy Coroner Charles Newton, it looks like the body had been in the river for at least a day

There were injuries to the back of the head but it is not certain what might have caused those injuries.

Fuller's body is being taken to Atlanta for an Autopsy. The investigation into his death is still underway.

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