UPDATE: (April 1, 2022): Upon further investigation into the March 13 death on E. 52nd Street, detectives have ruled the death a homicide. They are continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding the incident and do not have further details available for release at this time.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact the SPD Violent Crimes Tip Line at (912) 525-3124 or CrimeStoppers at (912) 234-2020. Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward. CrimeStoppers tips can also be submitted online by visiting SavannahChathamCrimeStoppers.org and clicking “Submit Online Tip.”

SAVANNAH, GA (March 14, 2022) – Savannah Police detectives are investigating a death after a deceased person was located on E. 52nd Street on March 13.

Around 6:45 p.m. SPD and Savannah-Chatham Board of Education police officers responded to Myers Middle School, 2025 E. 52nd St., and discovered Joshua Mills, 28, deceased on the property.

At this time, this is considered a death investigation. Detectives believe this is an isolated incident and is not associated with the location. Further details are not being released at this time while the investigation is ongoing. An autopsy is pending.

Anyone with information on the incident or any other violent crime should call the Violent Crimes Tip Line at (912) 525-3124 or CrimeStoppers at (912) 234-2020. Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward. CrimeStoppers tips can also be submitted online by visiting SavannahChathamCrimeStoppers.org and clicking “Submit Online Tip.”