GBI Assisting Coffee County Sheriff’s Office in Homicide Investigation

November 19, 2015

Douglas, GA— On Thursday, November 19, 2015, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s Douglas Regional Office was requested by the Coffee County Sheriff’s Office to assist in the investigation of the deaths of Meghan Bowen, 33, and James Harden, 39.  Earlier Thursday, Coffee County Deputies responded to 38 Meadowbrook Lane in Douglas, Georgia regarding a report of deceased persons.  Upon arrival, deputies found two deceased individuals inside the residence.  The incident is being investigated as a homicide.   

This investigation is ongoing as agents and sheriff’s investigators are currently pursuing leads into the death of these two individuals.  Bowen and Harden will be sent to  the GBI Medical Examiner’s Office in Savannah, Georgia for autopsy.

No arrests have been made at this time.  Anyone who has information pertaining to this investigation is encouraged to contact the Coffee County Sheriff’s Office at (912)-384-4227 or the Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s Douglas Office at (912)-389-4103.

Contact Information: 
Mark Pro – Special Agent in Charge; Marko Jones – Assistant Special Agent in Charge (912)389-5905