Victim ID’d after body discovered in vacant building on Meadowbrook Drive
The Richmond County Sheriff’s and Coroner’s Office are investigating a shooting death on Meadowbrook Drive
AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - The Richmond County Sheriff’s and Richmond County Coroner’s Office are investigating a shooting death for a body that was discovered on Meadowbrook Drive.
Just before 1:30 p.m., deputies responded to a vacant building on Meadowbrook Drive near Deans Bridge Road where a deceased black male was discovered, according to Lt. Kimberly Lee with the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office.
The Richmond County Coroner’s Office identified the victim as 30-year-old Willie T. Ankeny.
Lee says Ankeny appeared to have been shot at least once.
The Richmond County Coroner’s Office is labeling the incident as a shooting death and an autopsy will be scheduled.
The investigation is in its early stages.
News 12 will continue to update this incident as information comes in.
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