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Woman found unconscious in Richmond County apartment dies

...is 57.A woman found unconscious in a Maxwell House apartment Sunday has died as a result of her injuries.Coroner Mark Bowen said Matilda Lorraine Jenkins, 58, of 1365 Laney-Walker Blvd., was pronounced dead at 10:35 p.m. Tuesday at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-02-11/woman-found-unconsciou
Augusta man faces murder charges

...aggravated battery. Even after her death, police delayed upgrading his charges until they got autopsy results.Coroner Mark Bowen said Monday that autopsy results returned late last week show Jenkins died as a results of blunt force trauma to the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-02-16/augusta-man-faces-murd
Coroner identifies victim of house fire

...Charles Mitchell Keats, 61, of the 5200 block of Farmers Bridge Road.According to a statement released by Coroner Mark Bowen, Keats died from smoke inhalation. The fire is still under investigation and no other details are available at this...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-29/coroner-identifies-victim-ho
No name in Hephzibah fatal fire

...victim, who appears to be the occupant of the residence, was pronounced dead at the scene at 2:40 a.m., Coroner Mark Bowen said in a news release.The body was taken to the GBI Crime Lab in Atlanta for an autopsy and DNA testing for identification...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-28/no-name-hephzibah-fire-fatal
Richmond County coroners receive specialized training to recognize abuse of the elderly and at-risk

...not easy."Finding elder abuse or neglect is hard to find, but I feel we have stepped up to the plate," Coroner Mark Bowen said. "We're going to find these people."Two deputy coroners from the office took the course to become At-Risk...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-30/richmond-county-corone
GBI budget proposals won't speed local investigations, coroners say

...of an effort to retain quality pathologists while attracting others to the state. However, Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen said he thinks Augusta would be better served by bringing another medical examiner to the now-empty autopsy suite...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-23/gbi-budget-proposals-w
Death investigations are an emotional challenge, coroners say

...you not learn? What did you not get that we tried to teach you?' "The case that sticks with Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen is the deaths of 3-year-old Shakayla Hawes and her 1-year-old brother, Jordan.The children were stabbed to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-17/death-investigations-a
Bicyclist killed on Gordon Highway

A North Carolina bicyclist is dead after a hit and run this morning on Gordon Highway.Coroner Mark Bowen identified the bicyclist as Todd Stewart Ballard, 64, of Asheville, N.C.Police said Ballard was traveling in the westbound...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-16/bicyclist-killed-gordo
Decomposed body found in Augusta home

...coroner's office is investigating a death after a decomposed body was found in an Augusta home Tuesday morning.Coroner Mark Bowen said a marshal was sent to the home on Starnes Street Tuesday morning to serve an eviction. After smelling a foul odor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-23/decomposed-body-found-
Cause of death released

...Augusta home Monday morning show that Nola Falcone shot her husband and then killed herself.Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen released the results in a statement Friday. According to Bowen, Charles Falcone, 72, died from multiple gunshots...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-09/cause-death-released