Dunwoody police have identified the 31-year-old man they saw died after he was thrown from the balcony of a fifth-floor apartment on Aug. 28.

Police identified the man as Isaac C. Herrington,  31, of Atlanta. On Aug. 28, police charged Barrett Hicks, 24, with murder in connection with Herrington’s death at the Axis at Perimeter Apartments.

Police reported they have accused Ricks with assaulting Herrington and throwing him from a fifth-floor apartment balcony. Police described the relationship between the involved parties as “casual acquaintances” and said no information on the motive would be released pending further investigation.

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