clear
Tuesday June 30th, 2015 8:44AM

Foul play not suspected in death of UGA student

By The Associated Press
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) -- Investigators say foul play is not suspected in the death of a University of Georgia student whose body was found in a creek.

Athens-Clarke County police said in a statement Tuesday night that 22-year-old Rebecca Elaine Greene's manner of death is not a homicide and an autopsy on the woman didn't show any signs of foul play.

An Athens-Clarke County police officer found Greene's body in an area of west Athens Tuesday morning where her cellphone's signal was last detected.

Georgia Bureau of Investigation spokeswoman Sherry Lang has said agents found Greene's phone and bicycle on the scene.

Police have said Greene was last heard from around 5:30 p.m. Monday.

Greene's body was sent to the GBI's crime lab in Decatur. Investigators say the woman's cause of death is unclear.
© Copyright 2015 AccessWDUN.com
All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without permission.
Ethics laws set to take effect Jan. 1 in Georgia
After dominating much of the legislative session, a set of major ethics reforms is scheduled to take effect Jan. 1.
7:04PM ( 1 year ago )
Sex offender held in Hall County for failing to register
A 47-year-old man was booked into the Hall County Jail Tuesday, being held without bond for allegedly failing to register as a sex offender, his second such arrest.
6:09PM ( 1 year ago )
Pharmacy robberies may involve same suspect
Oakwood Police Tuesday afternoon released details in a pharmacy robbery they're investigating, similar to one that happened in the Hall County Tuesday morning.
5:46PM ( 1 year ago )
Local/State News
More overtime on the way? Obama proposes broader coverage
The Obama administration is proposing making up to 5 million more people eligible for overtime — its latest effort to boost pay for lower-income workers.
7:57AM ( 47 minutes ago )
Christie back at high school to announce 2016 run
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who spent three years as president of his high school class, is returning to his alma mater to announce he's running for president of his country.Th...
6:45AM ( 1 hour ago )
Minority leaders form "Black-Brown Alliance" to oppose at-large voting
More than 20 people, including leaders in the African-American and Latino communities, gathered in a conference room at the Newtown Florist Club in Gainesville to discuss the city's at-large voting system.
5:56PM ( 14 hours ago )
Price Road house destroyed in fire
Hall County Fire Services responded to the 5200 block of Price Road on the report of a barn fire Monday morning.
4:16PM ( 16 hours ago )
GSP searches for vehicle involved in hit-and-run that critically injured man
The Georgia State Patrol is asking for some help from the public as troopers search for a vehicle that struck a 64-year-old man on Clarks Bridge Road last Thursday.
2:34PM ( 18 hours ago )