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Duck Hunters Find Human Remains in Augusta Woods


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 Lab to assist in recovery analysis,” sheriff’s Sgt. Monica Belser said in a press release. “This incident is not labeled a murder at this time.”

Sgt. Belser said investigators are asking for privacy as they work the area for further collection. The exact location in the woods is not available.

“Whether the bones are male, female, black or white is not known,” she said.

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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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