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Miller County sheriff found dead near home

COLQUITT — Miller County Sheriff, H.E. “Buddy” Glass was found dead near a pond at his rural home Saturday.

According to Steve Turner with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation Office in Thomasville, Glass’s wife called 911, which was answered by deputies of the Miller County Sheriff’s Office, around 7:45 a.m. Saturday.

The investigation is being conducted by the GBI, Turner said. According to officials, Glass’s body has been transported to the GBI crime lab for an autopsy to determine the cause of death.

“We haven’t found anything at this point to indicate foul play,” Turner said, “but we haven’t ruled it out, either.”