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GBI steps in to investigate August death of Moultrie man

The GBI is now investigating a man's death from August. (Source: WALB) The GBI is now investigating a man's death from August. (Source: WALB)
Connell Ponder was found unconscious near his bicycle in the 500 block of 11th Court Southeast. (Source: WALB) Connell Ponder was found unconscious near his bicycle in the 500 block of 11th Court Southeast. (Source: WALB)
MOULTRIE, GA (WALB) -

The GBI has opened an investigation into a Moultrie man's death from August.

Connell Ponder, 63, was found unconscious near his bicycle in the 500 block of 11th Court Southeast.

He died two weeks later at a hospital.

Investigators initially thought his death was the result of a bike accident, but the GBI is looking into it and waiting on further lab results.

An autopsy listed Ponder's cause of death as head trauma in conjunction with cocaine toxicity.

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