Case Info

Incident date:
Location: Body Found : Dawson Forest Wildlife Management Area in Dawson County
Sex: Male

Eleven-year-old Levi Frady was last seen on Wednesday, October 22, 1997, on Little Mill Road in Forsyth County. His body was found the next day in the Dawson Forest Wildlife Management Area in Dawson County. Little Mill Road is a well-traveled road between Highway 306 and 369. The Dawson County Sheriff's Office, the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office and the GBI Regional Office in Cleveland are investigating the murder.

Note: October 22,1997, was the fifth game of the World Series. October 23,1997, was opening day for deer hunting in Dawson Forest for rifles.

Investigators are also seeking the public's help in identifying 2 possible witnesses in the Levi Frady murder case.

Witness 1

The first person in question was seen walking along Little Mill Road in Forsyth County at 6:30 p.m. on October 22, the day Levi was reported missing. Based on witness descriptions, the sketches below - profile and front views - of the man were made by GBI forensic artist Marla. He is described as a white male in his late 50's, with a scruffy, gray beard. He was wearing a faded blue baseball cap. He walked in a stooped fashion.

Witness 2

The second person or potential witness was seen in the Dawson Forest Wildlife Management Area. He is described as a white male, 45 to 55 years of age, clean shaven, 6' 0" to 6' 1" tall, slim build with white or gray hair. He was driving a 1980 to 1985 medium blue Toyota, 2 wheel drive, pick-up truck with a white camper shell over the bed of the vehicle.


Anyone with information on the murder of Levi Frady or on the identity of the persons in the sketches is asked to contact the GBI Tip Line at 1-800-597-8477 or by writing:

Levi Frady Case
189 Highway 53 West, Suite 201
Dawsonville, Georgia 30534