Friday, March 31, 2017

Suspect arrested for burn injuries to teen

Posted By on Fri, Mar 31, 2017 at 1:40 PM

The Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department’s Violent Crimes Unit arrested Byron Kenneth Gilland, 17, on Mar. 30 for reckless conduct.

"On Nov. 18, 2016, a 16-year-old male was at a friend’s house in the 900 block of Debbie Road. While there, Gilland’s actions led to the 16-year-old receiving second degree burns," police say.

Gilland turned himself in at SCMPD Headquarters on Mar. 30, and was charged with reckless conduct.

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Jim Morekis

A native Savannahian, Jim has been editor-in-chief of Connect Savannah for 15 years. The University of Georgia graduate is also a travel writer, authoring regional guides in the Moon handbook series...
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