UPDATE: Police charge man in Southbridge homicide

*** UPDATE: As of 5:30 p.m. WSAV has learned from SCMPD the name of the man arrested. Charles Berger, Jr. was arrested and charged for stabbing a man. His charges include aggravated assault, aggravated battery and criminal attempt to commit murder. The name of the victim has not yet been released. SCMPD also clarified the victim later died at the hospital, as opposed to being found deceased upon arrival to the scene as first reported to WSAV at the scene of the investigation.


SAVANNAH, Ga. – One man was found dead in a Savannah condo Sunday morning leading to another man’s arrest.

Savannah Chatham Metro Police were called to the 300 building of the Villas on the Green condominiums at 8:39 a.m. The condominiums are a part of the Southbound subdivision. Another man was taken into custody and, police say, so far has been charged with aggravated assault.

Neighbors tell WSAV crime in Southbridge is unusual.

“I’ve never heard of crime over here. You’ve wouldn’t expect it over here,” neighbor Robert Bryan said “But it happens everywhere, could happen everywhere.”

Police say weapons were involved but would not give any specifics due to the ongoing investigation. Still neighbors are encouraged not to be wary.

“Right now the incident seems to be fairly contained. I mean we’ve got one person who is unfortunately deceased and we’ve got the other individual in custody,” SCMPD Sergeant Hiram Rivera said.

The names of the two men and their association with each other has not been released. WSAV will keep working on this case and bring you the latest information.

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