[UPDATE]

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) – On Sunday, Aug. 27 the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office responded to a suspicious death in the parking lot of Colton Ballet School on Walton Way.

According to a witness, a man’s body was found in the driver’s seat of a car in the school’s parking lot.

According to the Richmond County Coroner, Mark Bowen, the man was 25-year-old, Justin Poole, of the 2000 Block of Greene Street was found in a vehicle on the 2900 Block on Walton Way.

The call came into the Coroner at 7:09 p.m. and Poole was pronounced dead at 7:45 p.m.


AUGUSTA. Ga.  (WJBF) — The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is on the scene of a suspicious death in the parking lot of a ballet school.

It happened in the Summerville neighborhood at the Colton Ballet School on Walton Way.

A witness tells NewsChannel 6 a man’s body was found in the driver’s seat of a car in the school’s parking lot.

The car appears to have hit a tree, but it’s unclear if this was an accident.

The coroner says details are limited at this time.

Count on WJBF NewsChannel 6 to keep you updated on this developing story.