Sheriff's report suggests Augusta man was regurgitating drugs before death in store

...upon his arrival at Doctors Hospital.An autopsy on Taylor was completed Friday at GBI Crime Lab in Atlanta. Coroner Mark Bowen said the results are pending toxicology and histology, which could take 16 to 20 weeks.

Woman had been drinking before leaving child alone in car

...severe burns from sun exposure.Bell's blood-alcohol-level was not released by the Sheriff's Office.Coroner Mark Bowen said the child was taken to University Hospital on Sunday afternoon by her great-grandmother when attempts to revive...

Beech Island man died from drowning, coroner says

...passenger crashed through a barrier and plunged into the Augusta Canal, died from drowning.Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen said Tuesday an autopsy determined that John Jones Jr. died from asphyxia due to drowning. Witnesses said Jones had...

Woman charged with murder in infant's death

...booked into the Richmond County jail today on charges of murder and cruelty to children in the second degree.Coroner Mark Bowen said Ja'Karheyonna Houges-Double, 8 months old, was taken to University Hospital Sunday afternoon by her great-grandmother...

Man dies after crash into canal; driver charged

...been charged, police say.The victim was identified as John Jones Jr., according to a statement released by Coroner Mark Bowen.The accident happened about 3:30 a.m. at 10th and Walker streets, Bowen said. Jones was one of five people in...

Augusta man killed in traffic accident

...southbound vehicle crossed the center lane and collided with Stewart's vehicle, according to Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen.Stewart was taken to Georgia Regents Medical where he was pronounced dead from multiple blunt force trauma at 4:46...

Update: Richmond County slaying victims named

...the 3700 block of Crawfordville Court about 8:30 p.m. Monday and found a dead black man with stab wounds. Coroner Mark Bowen identified the man as Maurice Lamar Grant, 39, of the 5900 block of Old Augusta Highway in Harlem.A father and son...

Crawfordville Court death under investigation

...3700 block of Crawfordville Court, where the body of a male victim was located, according to Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen.The name of the victim was not released. A Sheriff's Office statement released late Monday identified the victim...

Pedestrian struck near hospital dies

A woman struck last month in a crosswalk near the Georgia Regents Medical Center emergency room has died, Coroner Mark Bowen said Tuesday.Jo Bolton McGahee, 76, of Higdon Street, was pronounced dead at 1:30 a.m. Monday from multiple...

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...