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Family member upset indicted coroner buried grandchild in pauper cemetery

...adult who was laid to rest in the pauper section of Augusta's Westview Cemetery, said former Richmond County Coroner Grover Tuten should never have handled the young man's burial.Carol Hobbs said her late husband, Bozzie Hobbs, had five...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-31/family-member-upset-indicted-
High integrity is crucial for politicians to represent the people well

...prison.Yet none of these cases was a so-called teaching moment for other recent officeholders. Richmond County Coroner Grover Tuten was indicted for stealing from dead people. Columbia County Tax Commissioner Kay Allen was accused in the court...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-03-08/high-integrity-c
Indicted coroner resigns

Indicted Richmond County Coroner Grover Tuten submitted his resignation, effective today.Tuten, 70, has been banned from the coroner's office where he worked for nearly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-02-20/indicted-coroner-resig
Bowen sworn in as Richmond County coroner

More than two months after former Richmond Coun ty Coroner Grover Tuten was arrested on a theft charge, new Coroner Mark Bow en said he is ready to build back trust in the office he inherited.Bowen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-01/bowen-sworn-richmond-county-c
Bond set for Coroner Tuten

Richmond County Coroner Grover Tuten pleaded not guilty Thursday to the indictment that accuses him of multiple counts of theft and violating his oath of office.Tuten...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-01-16/bond-set-coroner-tuten
Richmond County Coroner faces charges of theft and violation of oath of office

Richmond County Coroner Grover Tuten must appear in court for another bond hearing Thursday because of additional criminal charges listed in a 13-count indictment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-01-15/richmond-county-corone
FBI investigating whether coroner pocketed county funds

...possible misappropriation of a vehicle, federal agents are investigating the possibility that Richmond County Coroner Grover Tuten pocketed county funds.According to an affidavit used to obtain search warrants at the time of Tuten's Dec...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-12-30/fbi-investigating-whet
Notifying next of kin not an easy task for coroners

...Only when other family members arrived to stand by the mother's side did Bowen leave the scene.Richmond County Coroner Grover Tuten, who has worked in the coroner's office for more than 30 years, said that's just protocol."Until they...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-08-04/notifying-next-kin-not-easy-t
City Ink: Looking back and ahead

...forward to 2014.Looking back to Decem ber, Janus was as shocked as the rest of us by the arrest of Richmond County Coroner Grover Tuten on a charge of stealing a car from a deceased man or his family. Janus was also dismayed by the arrest of former...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2013-12-28/looking-back-an
Bond set at $3,000 for Richmond County coroner

A $3,000 bond was set Friday for Richmond County Coroner Grover Tuten, the estimated value of the vehicle he is accusing of stealing.The 70-year-old Tuten was brought into Richmond County Superior...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-12-20/bond-set-3000-richmond