Whitfield County investigates death of juvenile

Whitfield County
Whitfield County

DALTON, Georgia (WDEF) – The Whitfield County Sheriff is investigating the death of a juvenile at a home over the weekend.

The body was found outside the home on East Walnut Avenue on Sunday.

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They are not ruling it foul play at this point, pending a medical examiner’s report.

The teenage boy did not have a legal guardian and was in the care of the state.

But he left a group home in Columbus, Georgia on Friday.

The body was found with no shoes or socks on.