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R.I.P. Amy Swann, Staff Writer for The Jail Report


Amy Swann defied easy description. She was passionate, funny, difficult, smart, proud, kind. If you needed help, she was a fierce advocate. If you were a bully, she was your worst enemy. Amy loved cats and children and those who had been dealt an injustice. She also loved you if ...

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RCSO: Atlanta Man Was Held Captive in Augusta Home for 4 Days!


An Atlanta man was kidnapped from his home Dec. 12, brought to Augusta and held inside a closet for four days before escaping, according to authorities. On Friday, authorities arrested 31-year-old Yancey Robertson as one of his kidnappers. He’s being held in the Richmond County jail on charges of aggravated ...

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Martinez Boy, 16, Kills Older Sister in Family Murder Plot

Sonny Kim

A 16-year-old Martinez boy shot his older sister to death late Monday but was stopped by his stepfather from killing the rest of the family and himself, authorities said. Sonny Kim has been charged as an adult with murder in the death of 23-year-old Ashley Kim at their home on 325 Tailboard ...

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Duck Hunters Find Human Remains in Augusta Woods

Remains Found

Duck hunters discovered bones Sunday morning that turned out to be human remains, according to Richmond County authorities. The discovery was made about 9:30 .m. Sunday in a wooded area between Douglas Bernard Parkway and Gordon Highway.  The remains has not been identified. “Investigators will be working with the GBI Crime ...

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