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Coroner: Martinez Man’s Death at Augusta Hotel is Suspicious


The Richmond County Coroner’s Office is investigating a suspicious death that occurred at the Sleep Inn, located at 1050 Claussen Road in Augusta.

Kenneth Cowan, 42, of Martinez, died in a room on Friday night at 9:40 p.m., the coroner said in a Sunday night press release.

Cowan has been sent to the GBI Lab for an autopsy.

Note: If anyone has a better photo of Cowan or a memory to share, please text it to The Jail Report at 803-487-3224.

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Greg Rickabaugh
Greg Rickabaugh
Greg Rickabaugh is an award-winning crime reporter in the Augusta-Aiken area with experience writing for The Augusta Chronicle, The Augusta Press and serving as publisher of The Jail Report. Rickabaugh is a 1994 graduate of the University of South Carolina and has appeared on several crime documentaries on the Investigation Discovery channel.
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