Friday, April 29, 2016

Police investigate homicide on New Castle Street

Posted By on Fri, Apr 29, 2016 at 10:42 AM

Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department’s Violent Crimes detectives are investigating a homicide that occurred at approximately 1:30 a.m., April 28, near a residence in the 1300 block of New Castle Street.

Officers responded to the report of a shooting in the area and found Hanna Cornell Brown, 36, suffering a gunshot wound inside a vehicle. The victim was transported to Memorial University Medical Center, where she later passed away from her injuries.

"Following the incident, family members inside the residence heard a vehicle fleeing the scene at a high rate of speed," police say. 

This investigation is ongoing. Anyone with additional information 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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