UPDATE (Dec. 21, 2017): Further testing is required to positively identify the deceased. There are no immediate signs of foul play.

SAVANNAH, GA (December 19, 2017) – Savannah-Chatham Metro detectives continue to investigate today’s discovery of human remains in an area off of River Bend Court.

Officers were called to the first block of River Bend Court about 3:35 p.m. in reference to the discovery. Although a positive identification has not been made at this time, detectives believe it could be the body of a man reported missing in early 2017.

An autopsy is scheduled for Dec. 20.