Randal Andrew Ackerman
Randal Andrew Ackerman

Georgia State Patrol reports that officers have found the body of an Iraq War veteran who went missing on Tuesday.

Police found the body of Randal Andrew Ackerman, 31, in Brookhaven. A spokeswoman at GSP said officers found the body near the intersection of Johnson Ferry and Mill Creek roads at 6 p.m. on Thursday. Police responded to the scene after receiving reports of an accident.

The vehicle had traveled off the roadway and down an embankment. GSP officials are still investigating the cause of the crash and how Ackerman died. It isn’t known when the crash occurred.

Ackerman was last seen at a Buckhead bar. His friends and family were concerned that Ackerman, who lived in Sandy Springs, was suffering from an episode of post traumatic stress disorder.

Dan Whisenhunt

Dan Whisenhunt wrote for Reporter Newspapers from 2011 - 2014. He is the founder and editor of Decaturish.com