Police investigate body found in Effingham County

SPRINGFIELD, Ga. (WSAV) — Savannah-Chatham County Police (SCMPD) and Effingham County Sherriff’s Office (ECSO) responded to reports of a dead body concealed in Effingham County on June 15.

Investigators from both agencies responded to the reported Lanier White Road address, discovering what is believed to be human remains. The Effingham Coroner was also called to the scene.

Police say this could be a possible homicide, believing the cause of death was not natural.

Investigators suspect there may be a connection to a missing Savannah man.

According to Effingham County officials, the identity of the deceased has yet to be established pending investigation.

Stay tuned to News 3 online and on-air for further updates.

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