Dunwoody police charged a 24-year-old with murder Aug. 28 after they discovered a body at a Perimeter Center apartment complex.

Detectives arrested Barrett Ricks and charged him with murder, according to a Dunwoody police press release.

Police said officers discovered the body of a man at the Axis at Perimeter Apartments, 8 Perimeter Center East, about 6:49 a.m. after responding to a call. They did not identify the person killed pending notification of his next of kin, police said.

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