Call leads to search for bodies

Wednesday, Aug 5, 2009 2:07 PM
Last updated 4:12 PM
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Richmond County investigators will return to a grassy lot off Cherry Street Thursday to excavate in a search for bodies.

Sheriff's Investigator James Kelly said cadaver dogs indicated today that some remains might be buried at the site, which is off Washington Road near Longhorn Steak House.

Investigators were attempting to verify a caller’s report of a homicide. Sheriff’s Maj. Ken Autry said that a lot of questions remain and that it is not yet a homicide investigation. He said the sheriff’s office received the information via another law enforcement agency.

Investigators have not been able to match the caller’s details to any missing person cases and don’t believe right now that they match any open homicide case.

The major did not say whether investigators had located any bodies but said they did get enough information to pique their interest in searching the area further.

“I suppose what (investigators) found supported what they’re thinking,” Maj. Autry said.

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Troubled1
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Troubled1 08/05/09 - 02:30 pm
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ok, someone fess up....who

ok, someone fess up....who did it??? lol

weatheringheights
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weatheringheights 08/05/09 - 03:08 pm
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You know, that lot they are

You know, that lot they are searching was recently cleared and a zoning sign was posted in plain sight. What kind of idiot would bury a dead body (or bodies) where clearly there will be some digging going on fairly soon?

mad_max
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mad_max 08/05/09 - 04:19 pm
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You live near Augusta and you

You live near Augusta and you ask what kind of idiot???

thereishope
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thereishope 08/05/09 - 04:28 pm
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lol.....

lol.....

shelly11662
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shelly11662 08/05/09 - 07:33 pm
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ditto...

ditto...

charliemanson
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charliemanson 08/05/09 - 11:57 pm
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Someone is dead and you all

Someone is dead and you all are making jokes about it???

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BethsArk 08/06/09 - 01:38 pm
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said they were barried about

said they were barried about 10 years ago i thought i heard on the news last night?!

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