Mission death called natural - WALB.com, Albany News, Weather, Sports

Mission death called natural

  • More WALB News10 HeadlinesMore News HeadlinesMore>>

  • Team USA track star killed in crash

    Team USA track star killed in crash

    Monday, July 28 2014 9:32 AM EDT2014-07-28 13:32:04 GMT
    Track and field field star killed after semi slammed into a stalled car on I-75 in Cordele.More >>
    Track and field field star killed after semi slammed into a stalled car on I-75 in Cordele.More >>
  • PCA faces judge Monday for salmonella outbreak

    PCA faces judge Monday for salmonella outbreak

    Monday, July 28 2014 8:45 AM EDT2014-07-28 12:45:34 GMT
     Happening today jury selection set to get underway in one of the largest food recall cases in our nation's history. It comes nearly 5 years after a deadly salmonella outbreak was linked to a south Georgia peanut manufacture.More >>
     Happening today jury selection set to get underway in one of the largest food recall cases in our nation's history. It comes nearly 5 years after a deadly salmonella outbreak was linked to a south Georgia peanut manufacture.More >>
  • UPDATE: Police search for man who shot up two vehicles

    UPDATE: Police search for man who shot up two vehicles

    Sunday, July 27 2014 11:38 PM EDT2014-07-28 03:38:04 GMT
    Albany police say several shots were fired into an unoccupied vehicle Sunday evening at a restaurant parking lot.More >>
    Albany police say several shots were fired into an unoccupied vehicle Sunday evening at a restaurant parking lot.More >>

November 1, 2007

Albany -- A man living at the Albany Rescue Mission was found dead, and while police were at first suspicious, they now say his death was natural.

Forty-four-year-old Eric Honea was found dead on a mattress on the floor in one of the back rooms of the Albany Rescue Mission dormitory. Honea had lived at the Mission on and off for more than three years.

"He came back home yesterday morning very sick," Daniel Dames, Albany Rescue Mission Program Director. "We gave him another chance to get his life back turned around together through the Mission. But this time he couldn't make it, through his illness. He had a seizure again. We called the ambulance, but he was DOA.

Honea had been hospitalized for three days last week because of seizures, and Mission staff say he suffered another last night. That was why they put him on a mattress on the floor.

Feedback: news@walb.com?subject=MissionDeath-JW