Human remains found near South Effingham High School

Crime & Safety

GUYTON, Ga. (WSAV) – Human remains were found in Effingham County Friday afternoon.

Officials say a local hunter contacted the Effingham County Sheriff’s Office after discovering what he believed to be a shallow grave.

Deputies arrived at the scene, located off of Highway 30 near South Effingham High School, and confirmed the discovery was, in fact, of human remains.

The remains were found around 3 p.m.

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation was contacted to assist with identification.

Further information is not yet available, the sheriff’s office said.

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