Arrests made in death of 17-year-old in Glynn County

ByWTOC Staff|April 17, 2021 at 10:39 PM EDT - Updated April 18 at 3:34 PM

GLYNN COUNTY, Ga. (WTOC) - Two people have been arrested in connection to the death of a 17-year-old in Glynn County.

Glynn County Police and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation arrested Michael Howard, 42, and Bri-Marie Nicole Register, 28, both from Brunswick, for the murder of Javier Cordova. Police say the murder occurred during an argument at a late night cookout at Coastal Crest Suites apartment complex.

Police responded to a call of shots fired around 2:15 a.m. Saturday morning in the area of Cypress Mill Road and Golden Isles Parkway. Officers found an unresponsive Cordova on the side of the road, with what appeared to be a small laceration to the head. Glynn County Fire Rescue was called to transport him to a nearby hospital.

While life-saving measures were attempted at the hospital, a gunshot would was discovered on Cordova’s upper torso. He later died of his injuries.

Anyone with information is asked to call the GBI Tips hotline at 800-597-8477 or the Glynn County Police Silent Witness at 912-264-1333 or 912-554-7845.

This investigation is ongoing.

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