UPDATE: SPD arrests suspect in E. 36th Street homicide

Crime & Safety

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – UPDATE: The Savannah Police’s Violent Crimes detectives arrested a suspect in the death of a 45-year-old woman discovered off of E. 36th Street Sunday.

At around 2:30 a.m. on Sunday, officers responded to a wooded area near E. 36th Street and Wallin Street, where they discovered the body of Kimberly Donegan. Police say due to the nature of her injuries, her death was investigated as a suspicious death.

Sunday afternoon, police arrested Donegan’s boyfriend, 62-year-old Dwight Brewington, as a suspect and charged him with murder.

This incident is still under investigation. An autopsy is set for this week.


SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV)- Savannah detectives are searching for clues in East Savannah as part of a death investigation.

Detectives spent hours investigating two crime scenes Sunday. Neighbors reached out to News 3 wondering what was happening.

The investigation began along east 36th street where police discovered a body around 2 a.m. Sunday morning. Detectives collected evidence and talked to any witnesses in the area.

Then, hours later, that investigation took detectives to the Chelsea Apartments on Skidaway Road.

News 3 saw crime scene tape surrounding one of the buildings. Neighbors told us that a woman in her 50’s lived in the apartment that police were searching.

They said the woman’s dog was taken away this morning by animal control.
Savannah police detectives told News 3 that officers were there conducting a follow up to their death investigation.

Police did tell us the death is considered suspicious, and they plan to release more information later.

News 3 will continue to follow this case.

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