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Man charged with Amber DeLoach's death

Shan Demetrius Cheley (Source: SCMPD) Shan Demetrius Cheley (Source: SCMPD)
Amber DeLoach Amber DeLoach

A Savannah man has been charged with murder in connection with a woman found Sept. 30 in a burning car.

Shan Demetrius Cheley, 36, who lives near Skidaway Road and Eisenhower Drive, was charged in the death of 18-year-old Amber DeLoach.

Cheley has been detained in the Chatham County Detention Center on other charges since Oct. 4 as Savannah-Chatham Metro Police homicide detectives reviewed forensic evidence, according to a news release.

Cheley was held on contempt of court charges and possession of cocaine.

Cheley and DeLoach had met each other the night before her body was found in the burning car in Yamacraw Village.

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