Martinez Man’s Death at Augusta Hotel is ‘Suspicious,’ Coroner Says

The Richmond County Coroner’s Office is investigating a suspicious death that occurred at the Sleep Inn, located at 1050 Claussen Road in Augusta.

Kenneth Cowan, 42, of Martinez, died in a room on Friday night at 9:40 p.m., the coroner said in a Sunday night press release.

Cowan has been sent to the GBI Lab for an autopsy.

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