ORSO says body identified as that of man reported missing

The Orange County Sheriff's Office says preliminary autopsy results have revealed a body found Thursday in southern Newton County is the body of Jason Atchley, who had been reported missing a week ago on April 15.

The body was found in a wooded area off of Old Hwy 87, just north of the Orange County line.

The investigation will continue to determine the cause of death.

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