Body found in Vernon River identified

Published: May. 7, 2017 at 10:49 PM EDT|Updated: May. 9, 2017 at 5:08 PM EDT
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SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - The Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department is investigating after a body was found Sunday in the Vernon River near the 600 block of Dancy Avenue in Vernonburg.

Police identified the body to be that of 49-year-old Langhorne Gibson. A resident said they saw the body floating in the river near their dock and called police. The Chatham County Marine Patrol helped to recover the body.

At this time, police say there are no signs of foul play.

Anyone with information is asked to call 911 or the SCMPD tip line by calling 912.525.3124.

You may also call CrimeStoppers anonymously at 912.234.2020. Tipsters may be eligible for a cash reward.

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