NWGA Scanner | January 5th, 2022

Body found by mail carrier on Highway 193 in Walker County Tuesday afternoon identified

The Walker County Sheriff’s Office has identified the body found on the side of Highway 193 Tuesday afternoon. The call came into Walker County 911 at around 12:55 PM after a postal carrier discovered the body at 803 Highway 193. Sheriff Steve Wilson has identified the man as Calvin Ray Carnes, 68, whose last known address was in Flintstone. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) says agents are helping Walker County investigators with this case. The body will be transported by the Coroner to the GBI crime laboratory in Decatur, GA. Sheriff Wilson asks that anyone who may have seen Mr. Carnes walking along Georgia Highway 193 between Georgia Highway 2 and the Tennessee state line this past Sunday to contact Detective Zach Simpson, at 706-638-1909 ext.1270 or leave a tip at www.walkerso.com.