Missing Tucker Man Found in Lake Lanier
Police pulled the body from the lake on Sunday morning.
Updated March 18, 6:52 p.m. Lake Lanier victim identification confirmed as George Marty Counts of Tucker, after an autopsy on Monday. Just announced by Melissa Cummings, WRD Communications.
George 'Marty' Counts, 47, disappeared Feb. 11 while fishing at the lake, and search crews have been trying to find him ever since. Forsyth County Sheriff's Office deputies had discovered his 15-foot boat stranded on a bank and out of gasoline.
The body is being examined by the local coroner's office in order to make a positive identification, and Patch will have an update once an announcement is made.
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