Detectives of Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department have launched an investigation into the suspicious death of Altonise Jones, 16, whose body was found in a bedroom of her residence on the 200 block of West 39th Street on Monday, March 21.
"At about 7:10 p.m. Monday, Jones was reported missing by co-workers who had not seen her since March 19. Metro officers responded to the residence Jones shared with her elderly grandmother to inquire about the teen’s whereabouts. About an hour later a relative searched the house, finding the teen deceased inside. Police were immediately notified," police say.
Circumstances leading up to the teens death remain under investigation