Police: Man's body found in water at Brunswick marina

Body identified as 57-year-old Fred Batton, police say


BRUNSWICK, Ga. – A man's body was found Friday morning in the water at Brunswick Landing Marina, police said. 

Officers responded about 9:30 a.m. to the marina off Newcastle Street after witnesses spotted the body and called the Brunswick Police Deparment.

Police said the body was identified as Fred Batton, 57, of Brunswick. 

Batton was known to frequently fish in the area, police said.

The Police Department said it continues to investigate how Batton died. 

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