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Savannah man charged in 2016 death of 2-year-old

Justin Remler (Source: SCMPD) Justin Remler (Source: SCMPD)
SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -

A 24-year-old man has been arrested in the 2016 death investigation of a child.

Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department officials say Justin Remler was arrested on Sunday, March 19, charging him with the murder of 2-year-old Tristan Mitchell.

On Sept. 12, 2016, at approximately 6:30 p.m., Metro responded to a residence near Peregrine Crossing and Landings Way on the report of an unresponsive 2-year-old. At the time, Remler was caring for the toddler, according to SCMPD.

Investigators say they have determined Remler is responsible for the toddler’s death.

This case remains under investigation.

Anyone with additional information on this case should contact the SCMPD tip line at (912) 525-3124.

Information may also be forwarded to CrimeStoppers at (912) 234-2020. Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.

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