In a statement released Tuesday afternoon, Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen reported Debra Leverette, 50, died of peritonitis.
A second man has been charged in connection with a shooting at a downtown club last month. Niatavius Diquyll Green, 23, was booked into the Richmond County jail Monday on two counts of aggravated assault and a count of possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.
The number of people on probation sentences in Georgia helped generate $10 million for private probation companies in a single quarter, with the one handling cases in Richmond County leading the way.
An Augusta area man died Monday evening after being partly ejected during a rollover crash on Old Waynesboro Road.
An investigation is ongoing after a Richmond County inmate was found dead early Sunday.
A suspect is sought after nearly $3,000 worth of chrome wheels were taken Friday from an Augusta backyard.
Ann Fox Smith, 47, was found in her home on Whitney Drive on April 25, 2008, after she failed to show up for work at Kennedy Middle School, where she had taught special needs students for 18 years.
A 26-year-old Harlem woman died after being hit by a car while walking across Gordon Highway in Columbia County on Sunday evening.
An inmate who died at the Richmond County jail on Sunday has been identified as Debra Leverette, who had been in jail since March 30.
The Columbia County Sheriff's Office said Monday it is confident the man who committed suicide afterward was the killer.