Body found on Buckhalter Road, Metro investigating death

Human remains were found at a West Chatham County farm in the late afternoon of April 25th. SCMPD responded to the scene at Buckhalter Road after the property owner and an employee reported finding human bones near a dirt road on the property. The remains had been found by the property manager while checking the grounds after a recent clearing of trees and overgrowth, according to a release from Eunicia Baker.

Metro’s Criminal Investigations Division, Patrol and  Forensics units responded to the scene, along with the Chatham County Coroner.

An autopsy will be conducted at the Georgia Bureau of Investigations Crime Lab to determine the decedent’s gender and manner of death.

This investigation continues.

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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