Bibb Coroner: Authorities investigating homicide on Third Street

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Bibb County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a homicide that happened on Third Street late Friday night, that’s according to Bibb County Coroner Leon Jones.

Jones says 49-year-old Ricky Turner was found dead in front of a boarding house. The sheriff’s office says he was found unresponsive on the sidewalk. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

The Bibb Sheriff’s Office says it is investigating this case as a suspicious death until a cause of death can be determined.

An autopsy will be performed on Monday.

Jones is asking for the public’s help to find Turner’s next of kin. He says Turner is either from Milledgeville or Fort Valley.

If you have any information, call Deputy Coroner Lonnie Miley at (478) 256-6714.

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