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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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-07-29/death-berthoud-pass-au
Richmond County Coroner's office investigating 'suspicious death'

...Richmond County Coroner's Office is investigating a suspicious death on Berthoud Pass, officials said Tuesday.Coroner Mark Bowen said his office was called to the scene around 10:30 p.m. Monday and pronounced an unidentified male dead about...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-07-28/richmond-county-corone
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-07-21/february-death-teen-sh
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-07-17/designer-drugs-create-
Wreck on I-20 involving 2 tractor trailers and a fire kills one person

...tractor-trailer wreck on eastbound Interstate 20 at the Bobby Jones Interchange.According to Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen, a tractor-trailer traveling eastbound ran into the back of another 18-wheeler stopped because of traffic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-15/wreck-i-20-involving-2-tract
Augusta commissioners settle with former deputy coroner for $200,000 in labor-related, whistleblower lawsuit

...theft of money and property from the dead, and was owed overtime pay since 2010, when Tuten and then-Chief Deputy Coroner Mark Bowen forced him to sign an agreement stating he was an assistant director, exempt from overtime pay, or be fired.Tuten...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-07-08/augusta-commissioners-se
Victim in flaming 1-20 wreck identified

...been identified.The driver is Michael Hacker, 53, of Goose Creek, S.C., according to a news release from Coroner Mark Bowen.Autopsy results came back Thursday from the GBI Atlanta Lab. The cause of death was blunt force injuries, Bowen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-16/victim-flaming-1-20-wreck-id
Augusta man dies Tuesday after motorcycle crash Friday

...was pronounced dead at 10:26 a.m. at Georgia Regents Medical Center's trauma unit.Burden was involved in a motorcycle accident June 26 on Powell Road.There will not be an autopsy, according to Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-30/augusta-man-dies-tuesday-aft
Hephzibah man dead after fall from crane at International Paper plant in Augusta

A Hepzibah man is dead after falling from a crane Monday night, Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen said.The coroner's office was called to International Paper in south Augusta about 6 p.m., Bowen said.Michael Hill...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-06-22/hephzibah-man-dead-aft
OSHA investigates falling death of crane operator at Augusta's International Paper mill

...Monday, Michael J. Hill, 44, died when he fell out of the cab of a crane that he was operating. Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen said he fell 50 to 70 feet before striking the ground and was pronounced dead at the scene at 7:05 p.m.Mill...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-06-23/osha-investigates-fall