Police: Burned body found in Gwinnett County was shot

DULUTH — Police say a burned body found in the woods near Gwinnett Place Mall Monday may have been shot at least one time.

The case has now been determined to be a homicide and police are still trying to confirm the identity of the body.

On Monday, a man called 911 after locating the body at about 11:30 a.m. on a wooded trail near the intersection of Satellite Boulevard and West Liddell Road. 

When officers arrived on scene, they discovered the burned body and immediately contacted homicide investigators.

If anyone has any information to share in this case, they can contact detectives at 770-513-5300. 

To remain anonymous, tipsters can contact Crime Stoppers at 404-577-TIPS (8477) or visit www.stopcrimeATL.com. Crime Stoppers tipsters can receive a cash reward for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case. The case number is 20-053547.