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Skeletal remains found off Wrightsboro Road

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Published: Apr. 4, 2021 at 6:40 PM EDT
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AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is investigating, after they say skeletal remains were found off the 3900 block of Wrightsboro Road. That’s near Jimmie Dyess Parkway.

They say the remains were discovered by a person passing by who stepped into the woods and found the remains. The call to authorities came in at 3:18 p.m. Sunday.

Richmond County crime scene units and investigators responded to the scene.

The remains will be sent to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation lab to determine the identity and cause of death, according to Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen.

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