SAVANNAH, GA (March 20, 2017) – The Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department Violent Crimes investigators arrested Justin Remler, 24, on Sunday, Mar. 19 charging him with the murder of Tristan Mitchell, 2.

On Sept. 12, 2016,  at approximately 6:30 p.m., Metro responded to a residence near Peregrine Crossing and Landings Way on the report of an unresponsive two-year-old. At the time, Remler was caring for the toddler.  Investigators have determined Remler is responsible for the two-year-old’s death.

This case remains under investigation.

Anyone with additional information on this case should contact the SCMPD tip line at (912) 525-3124.

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