DULUTH, Georgia – A chilling discovery was made in the early hours of Wednesday when local police found an unidentified body in the trunk of a car parked outside a well-known Korean bathhouse in Duluth. The Gwinnett County Police Department responded to a 911 call reporting suspicious activity at Jeju Sauna, a 24-hour traditional Korean bathhouse, around 10:50 p.m. on Tuesday.
The call led officers to a silver Jaguar sedan in the parking lot, where they made the grim discovery. A man told police about the possibility of the body in the trunk, and police confirmed the suspicion upon further investigation. The scene was meticulously examined by investigators for several hours, searching for any clues that could shed light on the circumstances surrounding the death. The case is riddled with unanswered questions, including how the informant knew about the body in the trunk.
According to the owner of Jeju Sauna, surveillance footage shows a man arriving in the silver Jaguar, accompanied by a Mercedes, on Tuesday morning. The man was seen peering into the trunk before entering the Mercedes and driving away. The owner also reported a foul smell emanating from the trunk, suggesting the body may have been there for some time.
The shocking incident has left patrons of the popular wellness spa in disbelief. Despite the unsettling news, some customers, like Aneetra Sherrell, who visited the spa to celebrate her birthday, remained undeterred. “Crime is happening everywhere in Atlanta. I didn’t want to let it stop me from my birthday,” Sherrell said.
While authorities have not released any information about the victim or potential suspects, the case is being treated as a homicide investigation. Investigators have assured the public that there appears to be no immediate threat, but are appealing for community assistance.