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Cause of death remains unknown in discovery of body at assisted living home, additional charges expected


The Coffee County Sheriff's Office and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation recover the remains of Mr. Alexander Hunt, whose body was found buried outside the Rosewood Manor assisted living facility in Nicholls on August 8, 2014. File photo The Coffee County Sheriff's Office and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation recover the remains of Mr. Alexander Hunt, whose body was found buried outside the Rosewood Manor assisted living facility in Nicholls on August 8, 2014.

The Coffee County Sheriff's Office and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation are still awaiting the autopsy report from the crime lab in regards to the cause of death of Mr. Alexander Hunt, whose bodied was discovered buried outside the Rosewood Manor assisted living facility on August 8.

Former facility operater Diana Jacobs and her husband, James Jacobs, are currently incarcerated at the Coffee County Jail, having been charged with concealing a death and financial transaction card fraud in regards to the incident. The sheriff's office reported Monday morning the investigation is ongoing and additional charges are expected to be filed against both parties. Additional arrests, officials said, could also be forthcoming.

The Sheriff's Office added they have contacted the family of the victim in this case and will notify them of the autopsy results prior to any public release once the results are received.

Sheriff's officials are asking anyone with a family member or friend that was a resident of Rosewood Manor within the last two years to please contact their office. They are also requesting that anyone who may have any information about this case to contact either them or the Douglas GBI office.

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