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Police Say Bizarre Deadly Crash May Involve Gunfire

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Homicide detectives investigating the death of a Savannah man found in his wrecked car Thursday have determined that he died of a gunshot wound.

Roderick Richardson, 38, of the 500 block of Early Street was found with wounds inconsistent with the severity of the single-car wreck at Mills B. Lane Boulevard and Hopkins Street. The Honda he was driving had struck a chain link fence around Hodge Elementary School about midnight.

Richardson was transported to Memorial University Medical Center where he was pronounced dead. Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police violent crimes detectives continue to investigate.Anyone with information on the case is asked to call Crimestoppers at (912) 234-2020 or text CRIMES (274637). Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward. A confidential Tip Line also is open directly to investigators at (912) 525-3124

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Criminal Investigation detectives are investigating the death of a Savannah man found in his wrecked car this morning.

 Roderick Richardson, 38, of the 500 block of Early Street was found with wounds inconsistent with the severity of the single-car wreck at Mills B. Lane Boulevard and Hopkins Street. The Honda he was driving had crashed into the chain link fence around Hodge Elementary School about midnight.

Richardson was transported to Memorial University Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police violent crimes detectives continue to investigate.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to call Crimestoppers at (912) 234-2020 or text CRIMES (274637). Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.

 

A confidential Tip Line also is open directly to investigators at (912) 525-3124.

 

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