Body found at Knights Inn identified


AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) – The Richmond County Coroner has released the identity of the body found at the Knights Inn on Thursday morning.

68-year-old Obajalaiye Ifaghbemro was a resident of the 1600 block of 15th Street.

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) – The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office has responded to a dead body found at a hotel in Augusta.

Deputies found the body inside a room at the Knights Inn on Deans Bridge Road on Thursday morning. The coroner pronounced the victim dead at 8:10 a.m.

Investigators are treating the death as suspicious.

The body is currently being transported to the GBI Crime Lab in Atlanta.

The investigation is in the early stages.

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