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Father Asks for Help Finding Son's Killer

Captain Scott Corwin was shot and killed in downtown Savannah in 2004 Captain Scott Corwin was shot and killed in downtown Savannah in 2004
Greg Corwin wants justice done for his son's murder Greg Corwin wants justice done for his son's murder

Murder is on the mind of one father.

Greg Corwin is asking for help finding his son's killer. That's as the 9th anniversary of his Scott Corwin's death approaches.

"Not that Scotty's life is any more sacred than anyone else's life," says Greg Corwin. "But you'd think a Captain in the US Army, somebody who has fought for all of us would at least garner the best effort that Savannah could put forward."

Captain Scott Corwin fought for his country, but didn't lose his life on the battlefield, but on the streets of Savannah back in 2004. Shot and killed in the early morning of May 29. A bullet fired by a suspect who police have never identified.

"Its been 8 1/2 years, I can count on one hand the number of times Savannah Police have called me and told me that status of the case," said Greg Corwin.

Greg Corwin is frustrated by the lack of details, lack of suspects, and the lack of help he believes he is getting from Savannah-Chatham Police Investigators. He lives in Pittsburgh, but comes back to Savannah every year to honor his son's memory, and to put this case back in the minds of investigators.

"We don't do it for publicity's sake," explained Greg. "We just do it so we can find justice for Scotty. Cause if we don't do anything this case will never get solved."

But as the years have gone by, the tips have dried up.

"To be honest with you I don't see light in this unless we get a real break."

"And the only way that's going to happen if someone somewhere knows something and says something."

And the chances of that seem to be more remote every day - but that doesn't mean Greg has lost hope.

"That implies giving up Andrew," said a defiant Greg. "And I'm not going to give up on my son. I'm not going to do it. As long as I have a breath in me I'm going to fight."

"As for the police, I'm reaching out to them. Take a look at this thing. Please go over everything again. There are things that may have been missed. That I've seen the even haven't been brought up."

"I know it takes time, it takes effort, but Scotty fought for all of us, and I believe he deserves one last shot."

Savannah-Chatham police will not call Corwin's murder a "cold case" but still says the investigation is "active".

Officials say every chance investigators will look into the case, or check into similarities with any other cases as they come up.

If you can help with any details in this case, call Savannah-Chatham police or Crimestoppers at 234-2020.

And remember if your tip leads to an arrest, you could be eligible for a cash reward

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