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Body found in Peachtree Creek in Buckhead

The creek runs through much of Buckhead.

ATLANTA — Atlanta Police are investigating after a body was found in Peachtree Creek in Buckhead.

Police said units responded to a location on Brookdale Drive NW not far from the creek around 8:45 a.m. Wednesday.

Police initially believed it was a man's body that was "partially submerged" in the creek behind the house. However, the medical examiner's office later confirmed it was a female.

APD homicide investigators responded to the scene as well as the Fulton County Medical Examiner who removed the body. The cause and manner of death will be determined by autopsy, they said. 

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