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Coroner and RCSO investigating suspicious death of Augusta woman – WRDW

Sunday, December 2, 2018

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) — The Richmond County Coroner and Richmond County Sheriff’s office is investigating the suspicious death that occurred at Bradford Pointe Apartments on Sterling Ridge Drive in Augusta.

Officials say 36-year-old Melinda Young was found dead in her apartment, and pronounced dead at 9:00 a.m. Officials believe drugs could have played a role in her death, but also believe there to be ‘some suspicious circumstances’ surrounding her death.

Young has been sent to the GBI Crime Lab for an autopsy. The Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division is also looking into Young’s death.

Read more at: https://www.wrdw.com/content/news/Coroner-and-RCSO-investigating-suspicious-death-of-woman-501739581.html

UPDATE| Coroner says a man was stabbed to death on Mill street – WRDW

Sunday, November 25, 2018
AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) — 11:40 p.m.

The Richmond County Coroner has released new details after investigating a suspicious death on Mill Street. The Coroner said the victim is 40 year old Damien T. Jenkins.

He said Jenkins was found dead inside his home with at least one stab wound. An autopsy will be done on Monday by the GBI crime lab in Atlanta.

9:12 p.m.
The Richmond County Coroner confirms the Coroner’s office is on the scene of suspicious death of a male victim on the 1700 block of Mill Street in Augusta.

The Richmond County Sheriff’s office says they are investigating.

Details are limited at this time. News 12 has a crew on the way to the scene.

Read more at: https://www.wrdw.com/content/news/Coroner-on-scene-of-suspicious-death-on-Mill-Street--501215291.html

UPDATE: Coroner rules stabbing as cause of death on Mill Street – WRDW

Sunday, November 25, 2018
AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) — 11:40 p.m.

The Richmond County Coroner has released new details after investigating a suspicious death on Mill Street. The Coroner said the victim is 40 year old Damien T. Jenkins.

He said Jenkins was found dead inside his home with at least one stab wound. An autopsy will be done on Monday by the GBI crime lab in Atlanta.

9:12 p.m.
The Richmond County Coroner confirms the Coroner’s office is on the scene of suspicious death of a male victim on the 1700 block of Mill Street in Augusta.

The Richmond County Sheriff’s office says they are investigating.

Details are limited at this time. News 12 has a crew on the way to the scene.

Read more at: https://www.wrdw.com/content/news/Coroner-on-scene-of-suspicious-death-on-Mill-Street--501215291.html

Coroner: Suspicious death in Joliet ruled homicide – The Herald

Law enforcement search a section of Jefferson Street on Monday after a body was discovered along the road in Joliet.

The Will County Sheriff’s Office announced that the body found Monday in a wooded area north of Jefferson Street just outside Joliet was a female homicide victim.

The Will County Coroner’s Office is working to identify the woman, according to a statement released Tuesday afternoon. In the statement, the sheriff’s office said releasing further information could jeopardize the investigation.

Jefferson Street is open as detectives are no longer on scene. The sheriff’s office wished to remind the public that the property on which the body was discovered is privately owned and therefore no one is allowed on it without the owner’s consent.

Deputies responded about 9 a.m. Monday to the area of Jefferson Street and Eden Lane after the body was found. A hunter discovered the body in a heavily

Read more at: https://www.theherald-news.com/2018/11/13/coroner-suspicious-death-in-joliet-ruled-homicide/av9269x/

York woman’s death ruled ‘homicide’ by coroner, citing ‘multiple sharp force trauma’

Randy Wise met Chad Merrill after Chad’s parents divorced. But their relationship built up overtime and Randy says he loved him like his own son.
Ty Lohr, tlohr@ydr.com

Read more at: https://www.ydr.com/story/news/2018/10/27/york-womans-suspicious-death-ruled-homicide-york-county-coroner/1793353002/

Coroner responds to suspicious death at Lake Chabot

– East Bay Regional Park District police were at the scene of a suspicious death Monday morning near Lake Chabot, officials said.

The death was reported at about 4 a.m. near Chabot Dam on East Bay Municipal Utility District property, park district police Lt. David Phulps said.

The Alameda County coroner was at the scene, Phulps said.

Information about the nature of the death or how it was discovered was not immediately released.
   

Read more at: http://www.ktvu.com/news/coroner-responds-to-suspicious-death-at-lake-chabot

Update: Coroner At Scene Of Suspicious Death Near Chabot Dam

East Bay Regional Park District police were at the scene of a suspicious death this morning near Lake Chabot, officials said.

The death was reported at about 4 a.m. near Chabot Dam on East Bay Municipal Utility District property, park district police Lt. David Phulps said.

The Alameda County coroner was at the scene, Phulps said.

Information about the nature of the death or how it was discovered was not immediately released.

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South Whitehall police, coroner investigate suspicious death

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Will County coroner IDs second victim in suspicious death case … – The Herald

Investigators search Rowell Avenue on Wednesday, June 27, 2018, after two bodies were discovered in a burning vehicle in Joliet Township.

The Will County Coroner’s Office has identified the second man who was found shot and burning inside a car engulfed in flames Tuesday in Joliet Township.

Don Tae Ray Morgan, 21, of Joliet, was identified using dental records, according to a news release from the office Thursday night.

The office previously identified 19-year-old Joliet resident Xavier C.E. Sallie.

About 10 p.m. Tuesday, deputies were dispatched to the area after receiving a report of a car on fire, according to a news release. East Joliet firefighters were on the scene extinguishing the fire. When they finished, deputies discovered Sallie and Morgan, both deceased, inside the vehicle.

The bodies were severely burned and unrecognizable, according to the sheriff’s office. Each man suffered a single gunshot wound.

Detectives believe the vehicle was intentionally set on fire

Read more at: http://www.theherald-news.com/2018/06/29/will-county-coroner-ids-second-victim-in-suspicious-death-case/a5ce7tv/

Coroner: Death of Buffalo child, 2, is ‘suspicious’ – Springfield News

The Dallas County coroner is calling the death of a 2-year-old child from Buffalo  on Sunday a “suspicious” death.

Coroner Chuck Nimmo said he received a call from the Cox South emergency room at 1:45 a.m. Sunday notifying him of the death of Kinzlea Kilgore.

“There was a 2-year-old girl dead on arrival at Cox South and It is a suspicious death,” Nimmo said Monday evening. “It is under investigation. We are planning an autopsy at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday. “

Nimmo said  the child was transported from a home on Main Street in Buffalo. He said the Buffalo Police Department was in charge of the investigation. 

 

Read more at: https://www.news-leader.com/story/news/2018/05/14/coroner-death-buffalo-child-2-suspicious/610028002/