A body discovered in a pond off Kent Drive has been identified as a Florida man, According to authorities.

According to Calhoun Police Chief Tony Pyle, the body of a male was found floating nude in a pond near a residential area Sunday morning.

The body, which appeared to have “been there a day or two,” according to Pyle, was eventually identified as 18-year-old Michael Anthony Finnegan. He was discovered by the resident of a nearby home.

Finnegan, a Florida resident, had been staying at a residence on Baxter Road, according to police.

He was eventually identified by family members via a social media post made by the Calhoun Police Department Sunday showing a partially clothed man caught on security camera footage.

Authorities are still working to determine the nature of Finnegan’s death and the detail surrounding the incident as the investigation continues.

The Gordon County Coroner’s Office said Monday that it would take at least a week before results from the autopsy would be available from the crime lab.


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