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Jasper Co. chase suspect found dead in the Savannah River

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JASPER CO., SC (WTOC) -

A suspect was found dead in the Savannah River after a chase Monday morning in Jasper County.

The Jasper County Sheriff's Office says it got a call about a suspicious vehicle off of Purrysburg Road. The suspect immediately sped off, leading deputies on a high-speed chase.

The suspect then abandoned the vehicle and ran off, diving into the Savannah River.

After an extensive search, they say the body of 31-year-old Maurice Perry of Savannah was pulled from the river.

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