Dismembered body found at Bartow landfill

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According to a Bartow County Sheriff's Office press release, a dismembered body was found at around 12:30 p.m. Monday at the Bartow County Landfill by a sanitation worker. 

The body was found while the sanitation worker was dumping a compactor container at the landfill, located at 40 Allatoona Dam Road, near Emerson.

Deputies and investigators responded, along with assistance from several GBI investigators. 

Officials are awaiting an autopsy from the GBI Medical Examiner to determine identification and cause of death.

No further information was released as of Monday at 5 p.m.