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Suspicious Death: Augusta Woman’s Body Found on Porch


MilledgevilleAn Augusta woman’s body was found on her front porch Wednesday morning and her death is being investigated as suspicious, authorities said.

April Mims, 37, was found dead early Wednesday on her porch at 2542C Milledgeville Road in Augusta, Coroner Mark Bowen said in a press release. She was officially pronounced dead at 8:10 a.m. Wednesday. (House picture is from Google.)

“This death is being handled as a suspicious death by the Coroner’s Office and the Sheriff’s Office,” the coroner said. “No other information is available at this time due to being in the early stages of the investigation.”

An autopsy will be done in Atlanta to help determine a cause of death.

Jail Report Note: If you have a photo of Ms. Mims or a memory to share, please text it to us 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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