Man who was beaten outside Augusta grocery dies



A man who was beaten outside a grocery store last week has died, authorities said.

Jermaine Demond Little, 32, died at 3:47 a.m. Saturday at Medical college of Georgia Hospital, Richmond County Deputy Coroner Johnny McDonald said Sunday night.

Little was sent to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation Crime Lab for an autopsy.

Richmond County sheriff’s Lt. Blaise Dresser said last week that a large crowd was gathered around Jermaine Desmond Little when deputies arrived around 4 p.m. Tuesday The bystanders said they did not see what happened that led to Little lying unconscious on the sidewalk by Paul’s IGA at Greene Street and East Boundary.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office at (706) 821-1080.



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