SAVANNAH, GA (February 20, 2018): Savannah Police Department detectives are investigating the deaths of two individuals who were located inside of a residence on the 2200 block of Fernwood Drive today.
At around 4:20 p.m., officers responded to the residence in reference to an EMS call. Once inside, officers located Martha Brown, 91, and her son John Duncan, 70, deceased in a back room. Responding officers called in Savannah Fire due to a gas odor inside the home. Savannah Fire responded and determined that lethal levels of carbon monoxide were present.
At this time, detectives determined that no foul play is involved. The GBI will be conducting autopsies to determine the official cause and manner of death.
Anyone with information on the incident should contact the SPD tip line by calling (912) 525-3124. Information can also be forwarded to CrimeStoppers at (912) 234-2020. Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.
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