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New search underway for Justin Gaines

WALTON COUNTY, GA (WXIA) – 11Alive News has learned a new search is underway into the disappearance of Justin Gaines.

The 18 year-old vanished nearly eight years ago after a night out in Gwinnett County.

According to the family's private investigator, authorities are following up on a tip about remains -- possibly in a well.

The Walton County Sheriff's Office has been conducting a search in the High Shoals area near the Apalachee River.

In February, we showed you surveillance video of Gaines at Wild Bill’s in Duluth from the night he vanished on November 2, 2007. Shortly after the video was released, he was never seen again.

According to the family’s private investigator, deputies will resume their search on Wednesday.

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