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Ga. man attempts suicide, note leads cops to bones

John H. Chambers Jr.
Clayton County Sheriff Dept.
Man's bloody suicide note, apology led to bones in Georgia
John H. Chambers Jr.
Clayton County Sheriff Dept.

(CBS/AP) VALDOSTA, Ga. - Authorities say a bloody scene inside a suburban Atlanta apartment - where blood was used to write on a wall and a separate suicide note was found - led police in south Georgia to the possible location of a body. 

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution says the suicide note found in the living room of an Riverdale apartment Friday tipped police to a possible body buried in Valdosta, 220 miles south of Riverdale.

Valdosta police Commander Brian Childress said 20-year-old John H. Chambers Jr., of Riverdale, authored the note when he attempted suicide.

Police, using cadaver dogs, searched the back yard of a vacant Valdosta home and found bones they determined are human.

"I believe we are close to filing murder charges," Childress said, but not necessarily against Chambers, who is being held in Clayton County on a probation violation.

Police are considering charges involving other people.