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Girl, 12, dies hours after being pulled from Augusta Canal

...Thursday.Her cause of death has not been released, and an autopsy is scheduled for today in Atlanta, according to Coroner Mark Bowen.The child was hospitalized after being pulled from the canal by Augusta firefighters and other first responders...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-11/girl-12-dies-hours-after-bein
Man, woman found in apparent murder, suicide

...an apparent murder/suicide."The names of the victims have not been released, according to Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen."We're still in the process of notifying family members, but we plan to release the names (Wednesday) morning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-09/man-woman-found-dead-t
Prescription overdoses drop in GBI study

...2008."What's sad about prescription overdoses is the vast majority of deaths are accidental," Richmond County coroner Mark Bowen said. "People are addicted to feeling that high and end up taking too many pills without realizing how much time...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-05/prescription-overdoses-drop-
Man, 76, dies after crashing into house

...house.Herbert Alligood Sr., of Gin House Road, died shortly before 10 p.m., according to Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen.Alligood was driving his Chevrolet pickup and attempting to turn into his driveway when he lost control of his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-06/man-76-dies-after-crashing-h
Columbia County coroner to borrow trailer instead of buy one

...10 at a time instead of one by one," he said.When news outlets reported the wish list item, Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen reached out to say his trailer is available for use any time."I just don't see the need to spend money to duplicate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-22/columbia-county-corone
Hephzibah woman charged with child cruelty after 2-year-old son dies

...boy whose mother was arrested on a child cruelty charge after he was hospitalized Friday has died, Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen said.Mason Smith, who was being treated for head injuries at the Chil dren's Hospital of Georgia, was pronounced...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-02/hephzibah-woman-charge
Coroner granted funds to offset transportation costs

...collected through a partnership with Georgia Regents Medical Center.On Tuesday, the Augusta Commission approved Coroner Mark Bowen's request to use $30,000 generated from the department's agreement with Georgia Regents Medical Center Tissue...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-19/coroner-granted-funds-
Georgia Regents University tissue donor service offers life after death

...followed soon after."We were a little hesitant at first, but now that we're on board we strongly believe in it," Coroner Mark Bowen said. "It helps grieving parents sometimes to know your child is helping carry on somebody's else's life...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-17/georgia-regents-univer
Coroner requests funds to cover transportation costs, employee salary

In an effort to mitigate the economic impact of an absent medical examiner, Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen is requesting additional funding to help float transportation costs and pay for a part-time employee.The proposal, which calls...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-11/coroner-request-funds-
Augusta woman dies in evening car crash

...attempted to turn left from Faircrest Avenue onto Peach Orchard Road, according to a statement from Richmond County coroner Mark Bowen.According to Sgt. Glen Rahn, McCullum's vehicle was struck in the southbound lane on Peach Orchard Road by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-17/augusta-woman-dies-evening-c