Riverwalk mugging suspect identified

Kevin D. Richardson

Richmond County sheriff’s investigators have identified Kevin D. Richardson as a suspect in the beatings and robbery of Wesley Spires and Ashley Solesbee at Riverwalk Augusta last week and are asking for the public’s help in finding him.

If you have any information, call the Sheriff’s Office at (706) 821-1080. Callers may remain anonymous.

Solesbee, 25, and Spires, 27, both of South Carolina, were attacked with metal bats or pipes about 11 p.m. May 3. Both had facial fractures and head wounds, and Spires had a broken hand.

Solesbee was released from University Hospital on Monday, but Spires remains in critical condition, according to relatives.

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