Driver found dead Saturday morning

Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014 3:25 PM
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The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a homicide after an Augusta man was found dead in his truck early Saturday.

About 5:40 a.m., a Richmond County sheriff’s deputy was traveling down Bobby Jones Expressway near the Mike Padgett Highway exit ramp, spotting a 2011 Chevrolet Silverado that appeared to be disabled, according to a statement from the sheriff’s office. As the deputy approached the driver’s side of the vehicle, the deputy discovered the driver with a gunshot wound.

The driver, Gerald Clifford, 28, suffered one gunshot wound, Richmond County Deputy Coroner Kenneth Boose said. He was pronounced dead at the scene about 6:18 a.m. An autopsy is scheduled to take place Saturday in Atlanta.

Violent crimes investigators are currently working the case, according to the statement. Further details will be forthcoming.

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nocnoc
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nocnoc 02/08/14 - 04:23 pm
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Question is this the same Gerald Clifford?

AC article from back in march 2004.

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Gerald Clifford, 18,(add 10 years =28) told police that two men approached him at his Hicks Street home at about 11:30 p.m. Sunday. One of the men pulled a handgun and shot in his direction several times, a police report says.

The victim told police that he ran inside the house and that no one was injured. Officers found what appeared to be four bullet holes, including two that appeared to have been fired from inside the home, a report states. No arrests were made Monday.

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raul 02/08/14 - 04:36 pm
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I wouldn't make a bet that it

I wouldn't make a bet that it wasn't.

TrulyWorried
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TrulyWorried 02/08/14 - 07:15 pm
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Murder

I would not make any comments until more information becomes available. Thinking of those that are left behind - God help you through this disaster and may he rest in peace.

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AutumnLeaves 02/08/14 - 07:55 pm
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I'm with TrulyWorried

I'm with TrulyWorried regarding this article, for the sake of the family and the investigation.

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Dixieman 02/09/14 - 07:46 am
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Time will tell

Though it certainly seems very suspicious.

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