Man found hanged in North Augusta

Tuesday, June 19, 2012 9:08 AM
Last updated 6:31 PM
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NORTH AUGUSTA — A 43-year-old Augusta man was found hanged between 3 and 4 a.m. Monday at the dead end of River Oak Drive along the North Augusta Greeneway, the Aiken County Coroner’s Office said Tuesday morning.

Chief Deputy Coroner Darryl Ables said the death is considered a suicide. Ables identified the man as Leroy Chapman.

A message left for Sgt. Tim Thornton of North Augusta Public Safety was not immediately returned.


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