Richmond County authorities have identifed the body of a man found dead inside of a vehicle Saturday.
Authorities have identified the deceased as Terrence L. Merriweather, 26, of the 2700 block of Pebble Creek Court in Augusta.
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, Merriweather was found in the vehicle.
Merriweather has been sent to the GBI Lab for an autopsy.
The investigation is still ongoing and no other information available at this time.
The Coroner’s Office, Sheriff’s Office and Fire Department are investigating the incident.