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Around the Region: Dead Man’s Tattoos, Teen Rape Arrest and a Not Racially Diverse Enough Chorus

A look at top Patch stories from around Georgia.

– Peachtree Corners Patch

Gwinnett Police still have not determined the cause of death or the identity of a man found dead in Technology Park on Monday.

Police discovered the man's body in the early morning hours on Monday, Aug. 13, after receiving a call of a suspicious person sleeping or possibly dead behind the office building at 25 Technology Parkway South.

The homicide unit was called to investigate after police discovered several head injuries on the body of the white male.

In an effort to help identify the man, police have released images of two tattoos found on the body in hopes that someone will recognize him.

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 - Norcross Patch

The 's Fugitive Unit arrested a Lawrenceville man Tuesday on charges of burglary and rape that occurred in a Norcross home.

Duoc Nguyen, 21, allegedly broke into the home and raped a 16-year-old girl, according to a press release from Lt. S. W. Smith of the Gwinnett Sheriff's Office. Norcross Police issued felony warrants for Nguyen for burglary and rape on Sunday, Aug. 12.

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– East Cobb Patch

Two East Cobb high schools have been told they will not be performing with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (ASO) in the fall because they lack racial diversity.

The choruses at  and  high schools have been barred from full participation in the ASO's joint holiday concert held in December.

 spokesperson Jay Dillon told 11 Alive News that, "the schools were informed by Symphony officials that their choruses are not diverse enough, and that the Symphony would be inviting a third, more diverse chorus."

Membership in both choral groups is based upon merit alone.

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