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SPD charges man with murder following domestic dispute

Published: May. 8, 2022 at 3:12 PM EDT|Updated: May. 8, 2022 at 7:03 PM EDT
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SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) - UPDATE: In a press release, the Savannah Police Department said they’ve charged Jeffery Johnson, age 59, with murder in the death of a family member. He was transported to the Chatham County Detention Center.

This is a developing story. WTOC will provide updates as they become available.

The Savannah Police Department responded to a report of a domestic dispute to the 900 block of East 33rd Street around 10:35 a.m. on Sunday.

Upon arrival to the scene, SPD said they located, Vernita Johnson, age 57, who died from a gunshot wound.

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