Augusta man, 36, found shot dead

Richmond County sheriff’s deputies found a 36-year-old Augusta man fatally shot Sunday morning in an empty lot in the 1400 block of Essie McIntyre Boulevard.

Lawrence Russell Moore, of the 500 block of Brooke Lane, was pronounced dead at the scene about 4:30 a.m. He had at least one gunshot wound to the torso.

It was the 22nd Augusta homicide of the year.



Savannah River Site resumes normal activity

A suspicious item was discovered Wednesday afternoon at the Savannah River National Laboratory which prompted emergency responseactivities.

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