Body found near an Augusta high school, investigation underway

Georgia News

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) – The Richmond County Sheriff’s and the Coroner Offices are investigating a suspicious death. 

Thursday morning, around 6:30 a.m., a man’s body was found on the side of a street near Josey High School in Augusta.

Officials say a passerby called 911.

The body was identified as 31-year-old Nathaniel Batty.

An autopsy is scheduled at the GBI Lab.

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