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Coroner: Barnwell County Hospital Surgeon Strangled

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A Barnwell County Hospital surgeon found murdered over the weekend in Augusta was strangled, according to the Richmond County Coroner Grover Tuten.

Tuten tells WJBF News Channel 6, Doctor Charles Mann, III died from being strangled and blunt-force injuries.

Dr. Mann disappeared on Thursday, and his body was found Saturday morning in Spirit Creek in Augusta.

Glenn Vincent Riggs II, 22, is in custody and charged with Dr. Mann's murder.

Count on WJBF News Channel 6 to follow any new developments.

Click below to read our previous stories related to Dr. Mann's murder:

Man Accused Of Murdering Doctor Had Been In Trouble With The Law Before

Residents React to Death of Missing Barnwell, SC Surgeon

Body of Missing Barnwell Doctor Found; Suspect Charged

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