UPDATE (January 27, 2021):  Aljakwan Ward, 25, was identified as a suspect in the Jan. 8 stabbing death of Reginald Black, 51, that occurred near E. 39TH and Live Oak streets. Ward was booked into the Chatham County jail today on a charge of murder.

SAVANNAH, GA (January 9, 2021) – SPD is investigating the fatal stabbing of 51-year-old man that occurred Jan. 8 at E. 39th and Live Oak streets.

 Officers responded to the area around 6:45 p.m. and discovered Reginald Black suffering from injuries. He was transported to a hospital where he died as a result of apparent stab wounds. 

The circumstances surrounding the incident remain under investigation.

Anyone with additional information on this incident or any other violent crime incident should call SPD’s Violent Crimes Tip Line at (912) 525-3124 or Crimestoppers at (912) 234-2020. Tipsters remain anonymous. Tips can also be submitted through a CrimeStoppers online tip portal at https://www.p3tips.com/tipform.aspx?ID=757. Tipsters may qualify for a reward up to $2,500, depending on the severity of the crime. More information on the process of submitting a tip and how rewards are processed can be viewed at http://www.savannahchathamcrimestoppers.org/About_Us.cfm