Body identified by Clayton County Police

Photo by Heather Middleton

Photo by Heather Middleton

Authorities released the identity of a body that was found outside a Family Dollar store in Clayton County, on Friday.

Travis Dawson, 47, was found by police officers, on March 10, at approximately 7 a.m., at the north side of the Family Dollar building, located at 5425 Riverdale Road, in unincorporated Clayton County, according to Officer John Schneller, a public information officer for the police department.

The dollar store has a College Park address, he said.

Schneller said that it has been determined that Dawson died of a gunshot wound.

The department is in search of information specific to Dawson's residence, employment, and friends, and the vehicles he drove or owned, said police.

Anyone with information about Dawson or the circumstances surrounding his death, should contact Detective MacGillvary, at (770) 473-3989.

-- M.J. Subiria Arauz