Tenant dies at unlicensed personal care home in Augusta

Tenant dies at unlicensed personal care home in Augusta

AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - The Richmond County Coroner’s Office Cave Team and Augusta-Richmond County Fire Department are investigating a death at an unlicensed personal care home on the 1800 block of Cider Ct. in Augusta.

According to the Coroner’s Office, 58 year-old Andrew Bottom was pronounced dead at 9:40 a.m. today. His body will be sent to the GBI Crime Lab for autopsy. An incident report from the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were called out to the home at around 9:16 a.m. The person who called 911 told deputies she found Bottom in his bed, unresponsive and not breathing.

The remaining tenants have been removed from the home and taken to a licensed care facility.

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