Officers respond to a trouble unknown call in the vicinity of 3200 Ivy Birch Way in Buford on April 3, 2024, and locate a deceased male inside a home. Photo courtesy of Gwinnett County Police Department.

A man was found deceased inside a home in Buford by officers with Gwinnett County’s North Precinct early Wednesday morning.

At approximately 1:45 a.m. on April 3, officers responded to “a trouble unknown call” in the 3200 block of Ivy Birch Way in Buford.

According to a statement put out by the Gwinnett County Police Department, “A caller stated that she heard loud noises and someone grunting for help.  Officers arrived and started looking for anyone in distress.”

After looking around, officers noticed a house with lights on and knocked on the door. After the occupants of the home came to the door, the officers noticed a man who looked as if he had been in a physical altercation. When the officers detained the occupants and looked inside the home, they located a deceased male.

Detectives believe that a fight broke out between the occupants of the home resulting in the death of the man located inside of the home. The person that police believe is the suspect has been detained for further questioning about the incident.

At this time, detectives believe that this was a domestic incident involving the occupants of the home and are currently not seeking additional suspects.

The deceased male’s identity is being withheld until his next of kin has been notified.

The Crime Scene Unit has been called in to process the scene.

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