Chatham Co. Coroner identifies body in homicide at Ogeechee Road motel

Chatham Co. Coroner identifies body in homicide at Ogeechee Road motel

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - Chatham County Police are investigating a homicide after a Sunday evening welfare check turned into the discovery of a deceased person at a motel on Ogeechee Road.

According to Chatham County PD, officers were called to the Stallion Motel in the 4000 block of Ogeechee Road around 5:30 p.m. Sunday where they found a deceased male victim.

The Chatham County Coroner has identified that man as 60-year-old Bhikhubhai Patel. He was the manager.

Bhikhubhai Patel (source: Facebook)
Bhikhubhai Patel (source: Facebook)

A man that spoke with WTOC at the motel didn’t want to go on camera, but says he called 911. The body and the scene were some of the most disturbing things he’d ever seen.

He says those at the motel are terrified after this experience.

This is an ongoing investigation.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call Chatham County Police at 912-652-6920 or Crime Stoppers at 912-234-2020. Tipsters are anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.

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