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Missing Gwinnett Woman Found Dead, Buried in County Barrow Home |  Breaking News from Atlanta, GA from CBS46

A missing Gwinnett County woman was found dead, buried under a Barrow County house early Tuesday morning.

The Barrow County Sheriff’s Office visited a house on Tanners Bridge Road after receiving information that could lead to the location of a missing woman.

As a result of the investigation, authorities determined there was evidence of a crime and obtained a search warrant for the house. During the search, investigators discovered Kim Mason’s body buried in the crawl space of the house.

Upon further investigation, officers had a suspect in custody, identified as Adam Heard. He was charged with covering up the death of another, tampering with evidence, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, theft by grab: motor vehicle, theft by grab and breach of probation. Heard was transported to Barrow County Detention Center where he awaits his first appearance.

The Barrow County Sheriff’s Office is working closely with Gwinnett County Police and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation to determine all of the facts related to this case, officials told CBS46 News.

Very limited details are available at this time; stay with CBS46 News as more details become available.

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