Body found in pond off Chatham Parkway near The Seed Church
SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - A death investigation is underway on Redgate Farms Trail off Chatham Parkway near The Seed Church.
The Savannah Chatham Metro Police Department and the Chatham County Coroner's Office responded to a call around 3:30 p.m. of what appeared to be a body in a pond near the church.
The body of 47-year-old Jesse Kicklighter was found below the surface of the pond Sunday afternoon.
Kicklighter had been flying a model airplane in the area on Saturday, and had not returned home. A friend found his truck on Sunday, and then located the body. Divers were brought in and it was determined that the pond did contain a body.
According to police, an autopsy will be performed on Kicklighter. No foul play is suspected. Police claim the death is the aftermath of a tragic accident.
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