Body found inside of vehicle in Richmond County

Richmond County authorities are investigating a death that occurred Saturday.

According to Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen, at 11:10 p.m. a sheriff’s deputy found a vehicle parked on the side of Winter Road just off Nixon Road. Upon further investigation, a body was found in the vehicle.

The victim’s identity has not been released.

Details are limited and more information will be released as it comes available, Bowen said in a news release. The body will be sent to the GBI Crime Lab for an autopsy.



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