An autopsy on the body of 58-year-old John Trimble indicated he was beaten to death early this morning.
Bibb County coroner Leon Jones said Trimble died of blunt force trauma to the head, neck and thorax.
His body was discovered at 7:40 a.m. behind a duplex at 526 Grosso Ave.
Macon police are investigating the homicide which occurred in the same block as a fight shortly after midnight.
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