Teen charged in Pooler murder

Nathaniel Betterton (Source: Chatham Co. Sheriff's Office)
Nathaniel Betterton (Source: Chatham Co. Sheriff's Office)

POOLER, GA (WTOC) - Officers responded to a call of a deceased person in the woods of Garden Acres Mobile Home Park at 1105 S. Rogers St. on Sept. 6.

Officers spoke to a witness who discovered the victim deceased at the scene.

GBI Medical Examiner's Office conducted an autopsy and ruled the death a homicide. It was determined that Timothy Moore, 27, was the victim of a fatal gunshot wound(s).

Investigators identified three suspects who have all been charged with murder and armed robbery. Two of the suspects are 16-year-old juveniles and are currently being held in the Savannah Regional Youth Detention Center.

The other suspect, Nathaniel Quinton Betterton, 17, of 1105 S. Rogers St., is currently being held in the Chatham County Jail without bond.

This case remains under active investigation by the Pooler Police Department Criminal Investigations Division.  Anyone with information is asked to call the Pooler Police Department at 748.7333 or Crimestoppers.

It is the first homicide in Pooler in nearly five years.

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