Bibb deputies investigating death of man found unresponsive in back yard

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MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Bibb County Sheriff’s investigators are looking into the death of an elderly man in Lizella.

Authorities identified the man as 61-year-old Dennis Greene.

Investigators say Greene was found unresponsive in his back yard in the 3100 block of Hamlin Road. Deputies found Greene around 5:30 p.m. Thursday.

Investigators say Greene’s friends who found him believe he fell off the back porch. Green had wounds on his head.

EMS took Greene to Medical Center Navicent Health on Thursday night. He passed away Sunday.

An scheduled autopsy will happen this week.


If you have any information about this incident, call the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at (478)751-7500. You can also call Crimestoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.


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