In second suspicious case in 2 days, a dead body is found in Augusta

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Published: May. 5, 2020 at 9:30 AM EDT
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Tuesday, May 5, 2020

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is investigating a suspicious death after a body was found on the porch of an abandoned house in Augusta this morning.

The incident bore similarities to one a day earlier about a mile and a half away

At 8:07 a.m., deputies responded were called to the 500 block of Sibley Street. Upon arrival, deputies found a deceased male on the front porch of an abandoned residence.

The Richmond County Coroner’s Office as well as sheriff’s investigators and crime scene technicians responded to the scene and are actively investigating.

The incident is being handled as a suspicious death.

It was the second time in two days a dead person has been found in Augusta in what authorities call a suspicious death.

at a construction site on 11th Street near Fenwick Street.

Check back here and on News 12 for updates on this developing story.

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