SAVANNAH, GA (November 11, 2011): Savannah-Chatham Metro Police are investigating the death of a 21-year-old college student who collapsed in a Downtown bar Thursday night.


Samantha Puhr of an East Harris Street address walked into the Rogue Water Tap House in the first block of MLK Avenue just before midnight, ordered a mixed drink, drank a portion of it and fell to the floor.


An off-duty Savannah firefighter began CPR until Southside Fire emergency technicians could arrive minutes later, but she could not be revived.


SCMPD Criminal Investigation detectives have reviewed her activities and no foul play is suspected at this time. They are continuing their investigation into the death.


Anyone with information on the case is asked to call Crimestoppers at (912) 234-2020 or text CRIMES (274637). In the body type, include “CStop2020” plus the tip. Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.


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