Remains identified as those of missing teen
Remains found in a wooded area of Chatham County last month have been identified as those of a teenager reported missing from Savannah, the Chatham County Police said today.
"Autopsy results confirmed the remains are those of 15-year-old Donald Jones. Jones’ remains were found on September 19, 2020, by people walking in a wooded area off of Oriole Drive," a spokesperson said.
Jones was reported missing to the Savannah Police Department on Monday, September 21.
Chatham County Police detectives are investigating the case as a suspected homicide, and testing through the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) is continuing to determine Jones’ exact cause of death.
Detectives are asking anyone who has information about Jones’ death to call Chatham County Police at 912-651-4712 or Crime Stoppers at 912-234-2020. Tipsters are anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.