Decomposing body found in abandoned home

body found

RICHMOND COUNTY, Ga. (WJBF) – A body was found inside of an abandoned home Thursday afternoon in Augusta.

It was found in a house on the 1600 block of Burke Street just after 1 p.m.

Officials say the body had been there for several months and was in the advanced stages of decomposition.

The victims identity is unknown at this time.

An autopsy will be performed to identify the body.

This is being handled as a suspicious death at this time.

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