Update: This incident has been ruled a homicide. SCMPD Violent Crimes detectives continue to investigate.


SAVANNAH, GA (January 20, 2017): Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police are investigating after a deceased male was found Friday, Jan. 20 inside of a car at the Frank O. Downing Pier just off Diamond Causeway.

At about 8:45 a.m. Metro officers responded to the scene finding gunshot victim, Patrick Miller, 26, deceased inside of a 2001 Buick LaSabre.  Miller’s remains were found Friday morning by a sanitation crew working in the area.

Preliminarily, detectives believe the nature of Miller’s death to be suspicious and ask the public for aid in determining the circumstances. Suspect information also remains under investigation.

Anyone with information about this case should contact the SCMPD tip line by dialing (912) 525-3124.

Information may also be forwarded to CrimeStoppers at (912) 234-2020. Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.