Man’s body found inside beer cooler at Atlanta Braves ballpark, police say

Published: Tuesday, June 26, 2018 @ 8:58 PM

Body Found in Beer Cooler At Atlanta Braves' SunTrust Park

A body was found Tuesday afternoon inside a walk-in beer cooler at SunTrust Park in Atlanta, according to a Cobb County police spokeswoman.

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The man was a third-party contractor and was found by a fellow worker, Officer Sarah O’Hara said.

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When asked if foul play was suspected, O’Hara said: “This is still an active investigation so I am unable to speculate whether or not foul play is a factor.”

She said the person’s identity would not be released until the family was notified.

O’Hara said the MLB’s Atlanta Braves are helping with the investigation.

The Braves game with the Cincinnati Reds went ahead as scheduled at 7:35 p.m., spokeswoman Beth Marshall said. The team is also scheduled to play the Reds Wednesday at 12:10 p.m. 

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