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July 9--  A Toombs County man who was beaten and burned July 4th died Monday morning at Doctors Hospital in Augusta.

Toombs County Coroner Ron Hall says an autopsy will be performed on Shannon Sharpe to determine the exact cause of death.

Sharpe was found behind his burned out mobile home on the Dorsey Jordan Road south of Santa Claus.  Sheriff Junior Kight said he had head injuries and had been badly burned before escaping from the fire.

At the time, Sheriff Kight said robbery may have been the motive.  No arrests have been reported.