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Officials: Body found in Richmond Co. now a "suspicious death" – WRDW

Monday, Feb. 18, 2019

AUGUSTA, Ga (WRDW/WAGT) — Officials are now referring to a body found at a Richmond County residence as a “suspicious death.”

According to Richmond County Dispatch, that body was found at a residence on Essie McIntyre Boulevard.

Details remain limited, but News 12 is heading to the scene for additional information.

More on this story as it develops.

Read more at: https://www.wrdw.com/content/news/Officials-on-scene-after-body-found-in-Richmond-Co-residence-506004631.html

Suspicious death near Mount St. Helens ruled a homicide, officials say

A man found dead near Mount St. Helens last week was the victim of homicide, southwest Washington officials said Monday.

The Skamania County Sheriff’s Office said it received a report of suspicious circumstances on a forest road about 6 miles east of Cougar on Thursday afternoon and that detectives later discovered a dead person in the area.

On Saturday, officials conducted an autopsy and determined “the cause of death to be homicidal violence,” the sheriff’s office said in a news release.

Death near Mount St. Helens is under investigation, deputies say

The agency didn’t release any information about how the person is thought to have died, but said the victim was positively identified over the weekend. The identity of the victim was not released Monday, however, as officials worked to notify the next of kin.

Deputies said the suspicious circumstances were reported on Forest Road 83 near its junction

Read more at: https://www.oregonlive.com/news/2019/01/suspicious-death-near-mount-st-helens-ruled-a-homicide-officials-say.html

Man killed after incident involving ‘horseplay with a handgun,’ officials say

A man was shot to death in Seminole County. A short time later, deputies said the alleged shooter turned up and confessed to the crime.

It happened on Lake Mobile Drive in Altamonte Springs.

The body of a 30-year-old man was found in the duplex. Crime scene investigators remained at the scene Monday evening.

The Seminole County sheriff said they have a man who claims to be the shooter, but they are making sure his story is true.

According to deputies, a neighbor discovered the man shot to death inside the duplex around 9:30 a.m.

By 10:30 a.m., deputies said a 22-year-old resident of the duplex showed up and confessed to shooting the victim.

They said he claimed it was an accident that occurred while he and the victim were smoking pot and engaged in “horseplay with a handgun.”

“They would point it at each other, pull the trigger,

Read more at: https://www.wesh.com/article/deputies-investigate-suspicious-death-in/25891961

Officials investigate suspicious death in Hillsborough

Officials are investigating the suspicious death of a man on Old Henniker Road in Hillsborough.

Police responded to a home just before 3 a.m. Saturday and found the man, the Attorney General’s Office said. The man’s identity has not yet been released.

“The police are out investigating, trying to gather evidence and information about what occurred, and that is an ongoing process,” said Associate Attorney General Jeff Strelzin.

Many in the quiet neighborhood woke up early Saturday morning to all of the police activity, but officials say there is no danger to the public.

“At this point, the matter is still under investigation,” Strelzin said. “We don’t have any specific information that leads us to believe the public is at risk due to this incident.”

An autopsy was set to be performed to determine the exact manner of death.

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Read more at: https://www.wmur.com/article/old-henniker-road-in-hillsboro-closed-for-an-investigation/25661072

Officials: 2-year-old found dead at Falls Township apartment complex

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– Police are investigating the death of a 2-year-old in Falls Township, Bucks County. 

Officials confirm the child was found dead at the Commons of Fallsington complex Tuesday evening. They have not released any other details as they continue to investigate.

Authorities responded to the apartment complex around 5:30 p.m. to investigate what they are now calling a ‘suspicious’ death.

Investigators are now awaiting the results of an autopsy.

Police have not yet announced if anyone has been arrested or charged in the investigation. 

Read more at: http://www.fox29.com/news/officials-2-year-old-found-dead-in-falls-township-apartment-complex