Body pulled from Augusta Canal Friday morning identified


AUGUSTA (WJBF) – A body was pulled from the Augusta Canal Friday morning.

According to the RCSO, somebody walking the area around 9:00 a.m. found the body near the Butts Bridge and Enterprise Mill.

They body was identified as 32-year-old Korey James Adams from Marietta, Ga. Adams was positively identified by his fingerprints.

He was pronounced dead on the scene at 9:35 am. An autopsy is scheduled at the GBI lab.

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office says this is being investigated as a suspicious death.

Count on NewsChannel 6 for more information as it comes available.

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