On Saturday, March 6, 2021, a male identified as James Elliot Smith was found deceased in his vehicle in the parking lot of The Home Depot at 1435 Highway 16 West in Griffin. Mr. Smith was 55 years of age and was from Milner, Georgia.
The cause of death is undetermined at this time and autopsy results are pending. The investigation is still active and ongoing. Further information on this case will be released at a later date.