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16-year-old arrested in strangulation death of his 10-year-old brother

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GLENNVILLE – A 16-year-old has been arrested in connection with the strangulation death of his 10-year-old brother in Tattnall County.

According to the GBI, on Jan. 22, 2020, the Tattnall County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call of an unresponsive child on Barnard Road in Glennville.

The 10-year-old victim was transported to a hospital and pronounced dead.   

The victim was transported to the GBI Crime Lab for an autopsy on January 23, to determine cause of death. Preliminary results show the victim was strangled to death.

Anyone with information concerning the investigation should call the Tattnall County Sheriff’s Office at (912) 557-6777 or the GBI Statesboro office at (912) 871-1121.

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Thom Chandler
Thom Chandler is the editor of The Georgia Sun and has been writing, editing and managing websites and blogs since 1995. He is a lifelong Georgian and one of those increasingly rare Atlanta natives.

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