Sheriff asks public help in case of newborn babies body found Tuesday

The infant, still with umbilical cord attached, was left at a canoe launch near Graysville, GA

GRAYSVILLE, Georgia (WDEF) – Catoosa County Sheriff Gary Sisk is asking for the public’s help in the case of a new born’s body that was found this week.

Deputies found the underdeveloped infant lying face down at the edge of South Chickamauga Creek at the Graysville Canoe Launch on Tuesday afternoon.

They say the umbilical cord and placenta were still attached.

Investigators believe the infant was left in the area earlier in the day.

“We know that someone is going through a very tragic time in their life, and we want to help,” said Catoosa County Sheriff Gary Sisk.

“If you saw something at the Graysville Canoe launch before 1:00 p.m. this date, such as a vehicle or persons in the area, or if you know someone who was pregnant and is now without their baby, please give us a call.”

If you have any helpful information, please call Catoosa County Detective Brittany Gilleland at (706) 935-2424 or email her at





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