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Columbus police investigating suspicious death in South Linden

Columbus police are investigating a suspicious death on the city’s Northeast Side.

Officers received a report of an unresponsive male behind a home on the 900 block of East 19th Avenue shortly after 6 p.m. Monday.

Paramedics pronounced the male dead a few minutes after they arrived, a news release said Tuesday.

Investigators have not determined the male’s cause of death, but consider his death suspicious until the Franklin County Coroner’s Office makes a ruling, the news release said.

The male’s name is being withheld until his next of kin is notified.

The incident remains under investigation.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the Columbus Division of Police Homicide Unit at 614-645-4730 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-8477.

Read more at: https://www.dispatch.com/news/20190514/columbus-police-investigating-suspicious-death-in-south-linden

UPDATE: Death reported near I-35 bridge in South Austin no longer suspicious, police say – Austin American

11:45 a.m. Monday update: Austin police are no longer considering the death of a person who was found near the Interstate 35 bridge over Williamson Creek in South Austin to be suspicious.

Sunday: A person found dead Sunday afternoon near the Interstate 35 bridge over Williamson Creek in South Austin appeared to have signs of trauma and Austin police are investigating the case as a suspicious death, officials said.

Senior police officer Marcos Johnson said police received a 911 call at 12:06 p.m. reporting an unresponsive person at the 5500 block of south I-35 northbound service road, under the bridge and close to the creek.

Medics found the man and pronounced him dead at the scene, Austin-Travis County EMS said.

“There does appear to be trauma to the body. It does not appear to be flood or water related,” Johnson said.

Austin police homicide investigators were called into

Read more at: https://www.statesman.com/news/20190505/update-death-reported-near-i-35-bridge-in-south-austin-no-longer-suspicious-police-say

Police respond to suspicious death under South Austin bridge

AUSTIN, Texas — After police investigated a dead body found in South Austin on Sunday afternoon, on Monday officials said they are no longer treating it as suspicious.

Officers responded to the 5500 block of S. I-35 on the northbound service road, near Stassney Lane.

Austin-Travis County EMS said responders were called to the same area just after 12 p.m. on Sunday after reports of a person next to a creek under I-35.

A man was declared dead on the scene. The man is described as a white male.

Homicide detectives and the Medical Examiner’s Office were all on scene.

Senior Police Officer Marcos Johnson said there does appear to be trauma to the body, but it doesn’t appear to be water-related.

No other information is available at this time.

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Police investigating suspicious death in south Austin on I-35

AUSTIN (KXAN) — A federal civil rights lawsuit was filed against an Austin Police officer claiming the officer used excessive force while breaking up a bar fight in 2017, according to documents filed in court. 

An Austin man, Elec Hill, who was born in 1998, named Austin Police officer Jaylon Ward and the City of Austin as defendants in the suit. 

Hill claims it all began just before 2 a.m. on May 7, 2017. Ward was patrolling Sixth Street when he was called to a fight at a bar at 302 East Sixth Street, which is listed as the address for Terminal 6.  

Read more at: https://www.kxan.com/news/local/austin/police-investigating-suspicious-death-in-south-austin-on-i-35/1980914658

Police rule death not suspicious for man found near I-35 in south Austin

HAYS COUNTY, Texas (KXAN) — The Austin Police Department and Hays County Sheriff’s Office are asking women to come forward after they say they’ve learned a former deacon with the Hays Hills Baptist Church has been accused of sexually abusing multiple young girls under the age of 12 from 2002 through 2007.

Recently, a counselor alerted Hays County detectives that a woman said she’d been sexually abused by now 85-year-old Charles Sweet when she was a child. Sweet had also been named as a suspect in a suspended 2012 child abuse investigation by APD. That case was then reopened as a joint investigation between the two agencies.

In 2012, Austin police were alerted by a girl’s parents she’d told them Sweet had sexually assaulted her multiple times at his residence several years before. She said Sweet inappropriately touched her under her clothes. In a police interview, Sweet acknowledged touching the victim. The case was suspended after the victim’s parents

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Deputies investigating ‘suspicious death’ in a south Macon home

MACON, Ga. — The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office and Macon-Bibb County fire arson units are investigating a suspicious death in south Macon after a body was found inside a house that had previously burned.

RELATED: Deputies investigating ‘suspicious death’ in south Macon

The sheriff’s office received a call just before 3 p.m. Monday for a burned body inside a house on Flamingo Drive. Deputies found a man with burns deceased inside a bathtub.

Neighbors in the area have plenty of questions, since the house caught fire more than a month ago on March 16.

“Who checked the house? Who didn’t do their job? How can you miss a whole body, I mean, in a tub?” said Valita Taylor, who lives next door.

The home is owned by a man named Roy Thomas and was being used as a boarding house where several River Edge Behavioral Health individuals were staying. River Edge said the house

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Deputies investigating ‘suspicious death’ in south Macon

MACON, Ga. — Bibb County deputies are investigating a person found dead in a boarding house.

Coroner Leon Jones said the person was found dead Monday afternoon in a bathtub at 3501 Granada Terrace, which is off Houston Avenue in south Macon.

The home is owned by Roy Thomas and houses several River Edge individuals, but this home is not affiliated with River Edge.

Jones says there was a fire at the home March 16. 

Lt. Sean DeFoe of the sheriff’s office says they consider the case a suspicious death, but are still investigating.

Authorities have identified the victim, but are withholding the name.

We’ll update this story when more details are available at 13WMAZ.com.

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Suspect in Rockdale County woman’s homicide arrested in South Georgia

The man accused of killing a Rockdale County woman was arrested in Lowndes County, authorities said.

Alfred Jermain Arnold, born in 1980, faces charges of malice murder, first-degree arson, aggravated assault and theft by taking in connection with the death of 58-year-old Loretta Goolsby, Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Yolande Moore said.

RELATED: ‘Suspicious’ death of Rockdale County woman ruled homicide

Goolsby’s body was found inside a home in the 1400 block of Lester Road by deputies responding to a missing person call last Friday, AJC.com previously reported. Her death was ruled as a homicide by the GBI after the sheriff’s office said her death “appears suspicious.”

The sheriff’s office hasn’t provided how the body was found or the manner of death. It’s also unclear how Arnold was identified as a suspect or what led to

Read more at: https://www.ajc.com/news/crime--law/just-suspect-rockdale-county-woman-homicide-arrested-south-georgia/KyuGtq3xkD6z1esYqxZPaN/

BCSO investigating two separate homicides in South Valley

BCSO investigating two separate homicides in South Valley

BCSO investigating two separate homicides in South Valley

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office is investigating two separate homicides in the South Valley. 

The first happened near Coors and Gun Club. Deputies found a man around 7 a.m. in a driveway with obvious signs of trauma. 

A few hours later deputies were called to a ditch near Bridge and Goff where another male body was found. 

Anyone with information regarding this case

Read more at: https://www.krqe.com/news/albuquerque-metro/bcso-investigates-suspicious-death-in-southwest-albuquerque/1902819818