Elderly woman dies from wreck injuries

An elderly Augusta woman died Saturday as a result of an wreck last week.Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen said Sarah Brown, 89, was pronounced dead about 11 p.m. Saturday at Georgia Regents Medical Center as a result of blunt force...

Hotel pool drowning victim identified

Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen has identified a man who drowned Friday evening in an Augusta hotel pool.Jonathan Nunley, 31, of Augusta, is believed to have...

Richmond County Crime | The Augusta Chronicle

...Information for the Sheriff's Office. A man drowned in the pool of an Augusta hotel Friday night, Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen said. Don't Miss Databases: Search public records data Things to Do: Events calendar

Richmond County police investigate miscarriage after assault arrest

...miscarriage less than one week later. The fetus was taken to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation crime lab for analysis.Coroner Mark Bowen said the tests will determine whether the fetus died of natural causes or as a result of abuse."We want to see...

Man drowns in hotel pool

A man drowned in the pool of an Augusta hotel Friday night, Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen said.About 7:15 p.m., first-responders were called to the Days Inn at 3654 Wheeler Road. The man, who had not been...

Augusta-area coroners say they treat unclaimed bodies with respect

...not specified. How paupers are treated locally depends on the county where they die.As soon as Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen gets a body he goes to work trying to find a next of kin. Sometimes it's easy and sometimes it's not. When...

Death on Berthoud Pass in Augusta ruled suicide

The death of a man on Berthoud Pass was been ruled a suicide, Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen said.An autopsy conducted at the Georgia Bureau of Investigation crime lab in Atlanta on Wednesday confirmed that the death...

February death of teen with shaken baby syndrome ruled a homicide, officials say

...Augusta teen who suffered from shaken baby syndrome has been ruled a homicide, officials said.Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen said the results of a Georgia Bureau of Investigation autopsy were returned last week, determining that September...

Designer drugs create problems for death investigators

...substance ? that caused his organs to fail.Designer drug cases add more stress for coroners, Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen said. If it isn't immediately clear what killed a person, he has to rely on other clues left at the scene to...

Augusta man dies following police pursuit on Gordon Highway

...motorcycle. A 35-year-old Augusta man was killed Friday during a police pursuit on Gordon Highway, Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen said.The victim, Evan Martin, died when he wrecked at the intersection of Gordon Highway and Tubman Home Road...