Body found in pond off Ogeechee Road


UPDATE: Savannah Metro Police Investigators have identified the body found on Ogeechee Road.

He is 19 year old James Dammarell. The cause of death remains under investigation.

Violent Crimes detectives with SCMPD have initiated a death investigation after the body of an unidentified man was found floating in pond near the 4100 block of Ogeechee Road Monday morning.

Metro responded to the scene just after 9 a.m. when an employee of a nearby business noticed the body. SCMPD Marine Patrol removed the deceased from the water. An autopsy by the Georgia Bureau of Investigations Crime Lab is scheduled for Tuesday.

Metro’s Violent Crimes detectives, patrol officers and Forensics Unit also responded to the scene.

Anyone with information on this case should call CrimeStoppers at (912) 234-2020 or text CRIMES (274637) using the keyword CSTOP2020. 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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