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UPDATE | Victim identified; suspect in custody in Ramada Inn shooting death – WRDW

Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017

9:12 p.m.

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) — The victim in a suspicious death at the Ramada Inn on the 2100 block of Gordon Highway was shot, and a woman is in custody.

Around 1 p.m., the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office received a call to a room at the Ramada Inn on Gordon Highway. When they arrived they found 50-year-old Michael Davenport dead with at least one gunshot wound.

During the investigation, they learned the suspect to be 40-year-old Leslie Harris of Augusta. Investigators were able to locate and take Harris into custody.

Harris is currently being housed at the Charles B. Webster Detention Center for the charges of murder and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.


8:20 p.m.

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) — The victim in a suspicious death at the Ramada Inn on the 2100 block of Gordon Highway has been identified.

The victim; Michael Davenport, 50, of Augusta;

Read more at: http://www.wrdw.com/content/news/Suspicious-death-at-Ramada-Inn-in-Augusta-under-investigation-449630623.html

UPDATE | Victim identified; suspect in custody in Ramada Inn … – WRDW

Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017

9:12 p.m.

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) — The victim in a suspicious death at the Ramada Inn on the 2100 block of Gordon Highway was shot, and a woman is in custody.

Around 1 p.m., the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office received a call to a room at the Ramada Inn on Gordon Highway. When they arrived they found 50-year-old Michael Davenport dead with at least one gunshot wound.

During the investigation, they learned the suspect to be 40-year-old Leslie Harris of Augusta. Investigators were able to locate and take Harris into custody.

Harris is currently being housed at the Charles B. Webster Detention Center for the charges of murder and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.


8:20 p.m.

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) — The victim in a suspicious death at the Ramada Inn on the 2100 block of Gordon Highway has been identified.

The victim; Michael Davenport, 50, of Augusta;

Read more at: http://www.wrdw.com/content/news/Suspicious-death-at-Ramada-Inn-in-Augusta-under-investigation-449630623.html

UPDATE | Victim identified in suspicious Ramada Inn death – WRDW

Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017

8:20 p.m.

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) — The victim in a suspicious death at the Ramada Inn on the 2100 block of Gordon Highway has been identified.

The victim; Michael Davenport, 50, of Augusta; was found in the hotel room by the staff of the hotel. Davenport was pronounced dead at 1:40 p.m. and was sent to the GBI Crime Lab for an autopsy.

The Coroner’s Office and the Sheriff’s Office are still investigating.


3:00 p.m.

RICHMOND COUNTY, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) — Richmond County Sheriff’s Office and the Coroner’s Office is on the scene at the Ramada Inn on 2154 Gordon Highway.

According to investigators, it appears the death is suspicious. One person is confirmed dead according to the Coroner.

This is a developing story, stay tuned to News 12 for updates.

Read more at: http://www.wrdw.com/content/news/Suspicious-death-at-Ramada-Inn-in-Augusta-under-investigation-449630623.html

Suspicious death victim identified as missing cyclist – KOAA.com …

The death of Tim Watkins has turned into a homicide investigation. Watkins’ body found in the very place where he loved to ride on Sunday and there remain a lot of unanswered questions a day later. This news has most people on edge in the heart of Palmer Lake, with a strong warning from the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office to remain vigilant. “It’s a small town, you feel safe in a town like this, that’s why people move here,” David Tenace, a neighbor said. 

Read more at: http://www.koaa.com/story/36395015/suspicious-death-upgraded-to-homicide

Suspicious Death in New Britain Ruled Homicide; Victim Identified

A suspicious death of a man found in an apartment on Tremont Street in New Britain has been ruled a homicide, New Britain police said Sunday.

According to New Britain police, on Saturday morning officers were called to 93 Tremont Street for a report of an apparently deceased male on the first floor. The victim was found in an apartment and pronounced dead on scene. At the time, police said the death appeared suspicious.

The victim has been identified as 66-year-old Willie Woodson of New Britain.

On Sunday, the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner ruled the cause of death was sharp force injury and the manner of death as a homicide.

Police said the crime does not appear to be random and it may be drug-related. The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to call the New Britain Police Department at 860-826-3132. Tips can be made

Read more at: http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/local/Police-Investigate-Suspicious-Death-in-New-Britain-442603323.html

Suspicious Death in New Britain Ruled Homicide; Victim Identified …

A suspicious death of a man found in an apartment on Tremont Street in New Britain has been ruled a homicide, New Britain police said Sunday.

According to New Britain police, on Saturday morning officers were called to 93 Tremont Street for a report of an apparently deceased male on the first floor. The victim was found in an apartment and pronounced dead on scene. At the time, police said the death appeared suspicious.

The victim has been identified as 66-year-old Willie Woodson of New Britain.

On Sunday, the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner ruled the cause of death was sharp force injury and the manner of death as a homicide.

Police said the crime does not appear to be random and it may be drug-related. The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to call the New Britain Police Department at 860-826-3132. Tips can be made

Read more at: http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/local/Police-Investigate-Suspicious-Death-in-New-Britain-442603323.html

Green Springs woman identified in death investigation

FREMONT – Police have identified the woman found dead in a vehicle Tuesday afternoon at the Valley View Health Campus as 43-year-old Jodie Miller of Green Springs.

Fremont Police Chief Dean Bliss said Wednesday there is no evidence of foul play, but the investigation into Miller’s death continues.

“We want to dot all the I’s and cross all our T’s and be very thorough with this,” Bliss said Wednesday.

Officers were called to Valley View, 1247 N. River Rd., around 3:35 p.m. Tuesday, Miller was found unresponsive in a vehicle, Bliss said.

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The chief said because of Miller’s age, the death is considered suspicious until a cause of death

Read more at: http://www.thenews-messenger.com/story/news/crime/2017/08/29/fremont-police-investigate-womans-suspicious-death/614926001/