GBI investigating death on I-85

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is investigating the death of a man near exit 137 on Interstate 85 in Jefferson, according to authorities.

The body of a white male was found in a vehicle near the exit, according to the GBI. He was shot once, but authorities are unsure if the wound was self-inflicted, according to authorities.

Police recovered a handgun inside of the vehicle. The tag on the vehicle is from North Carolina, and police are unsure of how long the vehicle had been there.

Authorities were alerted to the vehicle by a 911 call. The body is being transported to GBI Headquarters in Decatur.

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