GBI Identifies Body in Tifton Death Investigation

August 10, 2017

Tifton GA - On Wednesday, July 26, 2017, the Tifton Police Department requested the assistance of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation Sylvester Regional Office with a death investigation. The body of a deceased male was discovered in the crawlspace of a residence located at 317 South Central Ave in Tifton, GA.

 The decedent has been identified as 46 year old, Preciliano Valdez. The initial autopsy findings showed no signs of trauma and the death appears to be due to natural causes. Attempts to locate any family of Mr. Valdez have been unsuccessful. If anyone has possible contact information for the family of Mr. Valdez, please contact the Tifton Police Department at (229)382-3132 or the GBI Sylvester Regional Office at (229)777-2080.

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Tifton, GA- On Wednesday, July 26, 2017, the Tifton Police Department requested the assistance of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, Sylvester Regional Office with a death investigation. The body of a deceased male was discovered in the crawlspace of a residence located at 317 South Central Ave in Tifton, GA.

Agents are working on establishing the identity of the decedent. The decedent’s body will be sent to the GBI Crime Lab where an autopsy will be performed.


Wes Horne - Assistant Special Agent in Charge | Sylvester | 229/777-2080