Body found in Augusta home in July identified

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***UPDATED 10:14 a.m. Sept. 21, 2016***

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) – A body found in an Augusta home back in July has been identified.

Richmond County Chief Deputy Coroner Kenneth Boose says the body is that of 31-year-old Christian Williams of Augusta.

The body was identified using dental records.

An autopsy did not uncover the cause of death.


***POSTED 10:22 a.m. July 22, 2016***

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) – A dead body was found at a home at 1539 Wilder Street in Augusta Friday morning.

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office tells us that crews discovered the decomposed body after inspecting the home for demolition. Kenneth Boose, the Chief Deputy Coroner for Richmond County says the unidentified body was found at 9:03 a.m.

Investigators are unsure how long the body has been inside the home.

The Sheriff’s Office is treating this as a suspicious death.

Boose says the body will be examined in the Coroner’s Office morgue before being taken to the GBI lab in Atlanta for an autopsy.

The Richmond County coroner has been called to 1539 Wilder Street in Augusta after a dead body was found.
The Richmond County coroner has been called to 1539 Wilder Street in Augusta after a dead body was found.

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