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11/21/05

Savannah Man Confesses to Murdering Wife

Eric Golden told investigators he killed his wife Thursday during a domestic dispute. Eric Golden told investigators he killed his wife Thursday during a domestic dispute.

A Savannah man is in the Chatham County Detention Center after telling police he murdered his wife and buried her body on Chatham County's westside.

Savannah Chatham Police say the man's brother-in-law called them Sunday afternoon to say the suspect was surrendering himself to the Chatham County Sheriff's Department. Eric Brian Golden, who's 35 years old, told investigators he killed his wife Thursday night during a domestic dispute at their home on Slate Circle in Savannah. He then told them where they could find her body. Detectives say Golden buried her in a wooded area about seven miles west of Interstate 95 off Georgia 204 on Fort Stewart property. Military police and detectives discovered a shallow grave along the woodline. They found 35 year old DeeDee Marie Golden's body around 9:30 Sunday night.

Police sent her body to the GBI Crime Labe for an autopsy. Eric Golden has been charged with one count of murder. He'll be arraigned in Chatham County Recorder's Court on Monday.

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