Weekend death a homicide, Aiken coroner says

Monday, Aug 17, 2009 12:09 PM
Last updated 12:12 PM
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AIKEN -- Bernard Jones, 53, who was discovered by family members Sunday, died as a result of a gunshot wound and beating, the Aiken County coroner.

His manner of death is to be ruled a homicide, Coroner Tim Carlton said this afternoon.

Mr. Jones was autopsied in Newberry this morning. The Aiken County Sheriff's Office is the investigating agency.

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