Body found in wooded area in Augusta identified

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Monday, Feb. 10, 2020

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- The Richmond County Coroner's Office is investigating after a body was found in a wooded area in Augusta.

The body was found off the 1500 block of Columbia Nitrogen Road Monday morning.  The Richmond County Coroner's Office says it has been identified as 65-year-old Lee Vonell Holloway.

The Coroner says Holloway's body was found by a crew working on the power lines. He says it appears Holloway has been there for a few days.

Holloway was reported missing to the Sheriff's Office last week. His body will be sent to the GBI lab for an autopsy.

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