UPDATE | Body found at Knights Inn on Deans Bridge Road identified

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Thursday, March 30, 2017

12:47 p.m.

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- A body found in a room at the Knight's Inn on Deans Bridge Road in Augusta has been identified.

Coroner Mark Bowen said the body was that of Obajalaiye Ifaghbemro, 68, of the 1600 block of 15th Street.

Ifaghbemro has been sent to the GBI Atlanta Lab for an autopsy.



9:21 a.m.

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- A body was found in a room at the Knight's Inn on Deans Bridge Road in Augusta.

According to Coroner Mark Bowen, the call came in around 7:30 a.m. Thursday. The body, currently an unidentified male, was pronounced dead at 8:05 a.m.

Coroner Bowen said the death will be classified as suspicious for now because there is no obvious cause.

The body will be sent to the GBI Crime Lab in Atlanta for an autopsy.