A homeless man,
known throughout the community, was found murdered on
Saturday morning underneath a tree in Inman Park.
On March 1, 2014
at 10 a.m., someone walking through the park spotted a
sleeping bag with what appeared to be someone's arm coming
from the side. As the person approached, he noticed blood
and immediately called Police.
Stewart, a homeless man who was well known and liked by many
in the community was murdered sometime overnight. Cause of
death has not been determined, but investigators point to
severe trauma to Stewart's body. An autopsy is scheduled for
Monday, March 3.
Police are asking anyone with any information regarding this
case to call Heartland Crime Stoppers at
1-800-226-TIPS (8477). Callers can remain anonymous and
could be eligible for a CASH reward.