AUGUSTA, Ga (WJBF) – What started out as a suspicious situation is now a death investigation.
On June 3, 2021 at 4:25 PM, the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office dispatched to the 1700 Block of Tobacco Rd on the report of a suspicious call.
Upon arrival, Deputies located an injured female.
She was transported to the hospital for treatment. Her name and extent of her injuries are unknown at the time.
Further investigation resulted in the location of an unidentified female body found in a shallow grave in the backyard of a residence.
The body is being sent to GBI for an autopsy at this time.
Count on NewsChannel 6 for more information on this developing investigation.