Body of Missing C.D.C. Employee Found in Atlanta River

The body of a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention employee who went missing two months ago was found in a river in Atlanta on Tuesday, the authorities said on Thursday.

In February, the authorities announced a $10,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and indictment in the disappearance of Timothy J. Cunningham, 35. But on Thursday the authorities said there did not appear to be any signs of foul play in his death.

"Right now the preliminary cause of death is drowning, but the investigation is still open," Dr. Jan Gorniak, the chief medical examiner of Fulton County, said at a news conference . "We do not have a manner of death or whether it is an accident or suicide or anything other than that."

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