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Human Remains Identified as Missing Juvenile Susana Morales

(Lawrenceville, Ga.) The Gwinnett Police Department has identified the human remains located Monday, Feb 06, on Highway 316, between Drowning Creek and the Barrow County Line as Susana Morales (a 16-year-old female from Norcross). Morales was previously reported as missing Tuesday, July 26, 2022

On Monday, Feb 06, 2023, shortly after 6:30 p.m., Gwinnett Police responded to Hwy 316 between Drowning Creek and the Barrow County Line after receiving a call from a passerby stating they saw what they believed to be human remains in the woods. Detectives and CSI responded to the scene, and the Gwinnett Medical Examiners’ office took possession of the remains.  

Detectives are investigating the manner and cause of death of Morales. We ask if anyone has any information to share in this case, please contact GCPD detectives at 770-513-5300. To remain anonymous, tipsters should contact Crime Stoppers Greater Atlanta at 404-577-TIPS (8477) or visit

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