90 of more than 100 veteran graves found since gravemarkers were discovered at Dent's funeral home

Thursday, June 6, 2019

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- The Richmond County Coroner's Office has an update to the over 100 gravestones found at Dent's funeral home Monday.

We have been following this story since it broke, and we now know 90 grave sites have been found during the investigation.

The coroner says this office will be handing them over to the cemeteries in the next week or two to place the headstones in their rightful place.

[RELATED: See the updated list of veterans graves still being sought.]

"The Community outreach to help has been unbelievable," Bowen said in a statement. "I am thankful for the help that has been offered by the community, businesses and my staff who has work very hard to find where these markers go. Hopefully sometime in the near future, we will begin delivering these markers to the Cemeteries for placement on the graves."

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