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Richmond County deputies find bodies in home on East Hale Street



AUGUSTA, Ga. – Two bodies were found by Richmond County deputies Wednesday afternoon.

According to the sheriff’s office, the two adult bodies were found around 3:11 p.m. at a residence on the 100 block of East Hale Street.

Coroner Mark Bowen released a statement identifying them as husband-and-wife Hilton Turner, 75, and Jeanette Turner, 73. He said they had each been shot at least once and were pronounced dead at 4 p.m. at the house.

This case is being investigated as a double homicide.

The couple will have an autopsy at the GBI Lab Thursday.