SAVANNAH, GA (July 2, 2017) – Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police’s Violent Crimes detectives arrested Charles Berger, Jr., 39, for the domestic cutting death of his father, Charles Berger, Sr., 73, in the 400 block of Southbridge Boulevard on July 2.
At about 8:40 a.m., officers responded to the area and found Berger, Sr. suffering from life-threatening injuries. He was transported to the hospital where he later succumbed to those injuries.
Investigators determined this incident to be domestic in nature.
Investigators identified Berger, Jr. as the suspect in this incident, and he was arrested at the scene. Berger, Jr. was charged with aggravated assault, aggravated battery, and criminal attempt to commit murder. Additional charges are forthcoming.
Anyone with information on 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.