According to Bartow County authorities, a white man was found dead in the woods on the side of I-75 near mile marker 303 Wednesday.  Reports stated that the body was found near a vehicle that was also found in the area.

Investigators said that they did not find an ID was found.  Officials with the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office said that they believe that the vehicle belonged to the deceased man and that he was from out-of-town.

Investigators said that they think that the body had been there less than a week.

The body was taken to the Bartow County Coroner’s Office. A cause of death has yet to be determined.

FROM WBHF in Cartersville