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Badly decomposed body found in SE Atlanta home

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ATLANTA -

A homeless man says he discovered a woman's body face down in a bedroom closet at a vacant home on Park Avenue southeast Atlanta early Tuesday.

Atlanta police say they received word of the body about 6:30 a.m. The man told them he was drunk and went into the home in the1400 block of Park Avenue, near Federal Terrace. The man told police he hadn't been at the home for at least a week.

Police did not confirm whether the man was a suspect. They also did not released his identity.

Police have not commented on the cause of the woman's death or identity of the body. They said the body, however, is badly decomposed.

Police say the medical examiner was on scene.

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