The GBI was requested by the Walton County Sheriff’s Office to assist with a death investigation. On August 2, 2021, Walton County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a report of a deceased man located inside a residence on Jersey Social Circle Road, Covington, Walton County, GA. The deceased man had been discovered by the property’s landlord. It is not known how long the man has been deceased. The body will be transported to the GBI Crime Lab for autopsy. Positive identification and notification of next-of-kin is pending.