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Augusta 'mummy' case awaits Tennessee lab inquiry

...death of a handicapped family member long enough for his body to become mummified."It's rare that we do this," John Bankhead, a spokesman for the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, said of the decision to send the body elsewhere. "This is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2012-11-04/augusta-mummy-case-awa
Investigators turn to social media for clues about Ga. college student's death

...necessary to assist Valdosta State University police in solving this crime," Georgia Bureau of Investigation spokesman John Bankhead said. "The crime lab is expediting evidence from this incident."Shortly after Benjamin's parents learned of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2012-11-28/investigators-turn-soc
Across the region

...Since Rudolph asked through an open records inquiry, the agency has no choice but to honor the request.GBI spokesman John Bankhead told the television station it is regrettable that the agency has to comply with Rudolph's request. U.S. Attorney...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-01-09/across-region
Coroner says Glynn County commissioner's death ruled suicide by GBI medical examiner

...proceeding with the normal daily activities and holiday season activities at the time this happened."GBI spokesman John Bankhead would not confirm that Sublett's death had been ruled a suicide. The medical examiner who conducted the autopsy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-02-01/coroner-says-glynn-county-com
Georgia Senate votes to regulate coin-operated games

...an effective way to detect and investigate those who use these machines in an illegal manner," said GBI spokesman John Bankhead.The number of votes against the bill included legislators who thought it was too strict and those who considered...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-03-15/georgia-senate-votes-reg
Greene County deputy shot, killed

...Authorities say a sheriff's deputy and another person were killed in a shooting.Georgia Bureau of Investigation spokesman John Bankhead says Sunday that Greene County Sheriff's Chief Deputy Kevin Roberts and another unidentified person were killed in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-11-14/greene-county-deputy-shot-ki
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Man shot by Ga. police officer dies

...Douglasville police officer in the parking lot of a Douglas County motel has died.Georgia Bureau of Investigation spokesman John Bankhead told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that the shooting occurred about 11:30 p.m. Saturday in the parking lot...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-07-18/man-shot-ga-police-officer-d
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GBI opens investigation into decayed body at crime lab

...is studying why an Augusta man's body decomposed while it was in the custody of a state crime lab.GBI spokesman John Bankhead said agents began an investigation Tuesday into handling of the body of Paul "T-Bone" Thomas, 49, who died May...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2012-05-23/gbi-opens-investigation-deca
Georgia briefs

...internal audits raised questions about the agency's accounting and spending. Georgia Bureau of Investigation spokesman John Bankhead said Friday that state authorities began looking into the case of Earl Mahfuz after the Attorney General's Office...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2010/01/09/met_562492.shtml
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2 in custody after Ga. Capitol cop shot

...shooting that left a Georgia state Capitol Police officer grazed in the head. Georgia Bureau of Investigation spokesman John Bankhead says one wounded suspect is in the hospital, and another was arrested Wednesday afternoon. Atlanta police department...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-07-21/2-custody-after-ga-capitol-c
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