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Police look into death of woman at complex


Police were investigating the death of a woman found Saturday at an apartment complex on Fairway Ridge in Aiken.

The woman's body was found in an apartment at Verandas on the Green, said Aiken Department of Public Safety Spokesman Capt. Wendell Hall. Police have not ruled out the possibility of foul play, he said.

A page to the on-duty officer for Aiken County Coroner's Office seeking information was not immediately returned Saturday.

Authorities seek seller of counterfeit badges

Authorities continued to search on Saturday for a woman accused of selling counterfeit Masters badges to several people.

The woman, described as white and heavy-set with sandy-blond hair and poor dental hygiene, is believed to have sold the badges at 2529 Peach Orchard Road on Wednesday, according to a Richmond County Sheriff's Office new release. She was reportedly driving a primer-gray-colored vehicle and had a blue cast on her leg.

Anyone with information can call the sheriff's office at (706) 821-1080.

-- From staff reports