Tree roots cause obstruction in pipe on Little River Drive in Savannah

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - The Savannah-Chatham Metro Police Department says tree roots are the cause of an obstruction in a pipe near Little River Drive in Savannah.

Metro officers cleared the area right around 8 p.m. Thursday night while the investigated the cause of the blockage.

WTOC got a copy of a ticket sent to a private water company worker that informed the company of a possible corpse in the drain. None of that was ever confirmed by police.

SCMPD tweeted Friday morning that tree roots were found to be the culprit.

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