Savannah man found dead in backyard of Glennville home

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By WTOC Staff

Published: Sep. 21, 2022 at 4:53 PM EDT

GLENNVILLE, Ga. (WTOC) - A Savannah man was found dead in the backyard of a Tattnall County home on Monday, Sept. 19.

According to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, the Tattnall County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call about a dead body in a backyard on Harvey Lane in the White Pines community of Glennville.

The man was identified as 23-year-old Dequan Deion Thorpe, of Savannah.

This is an active investigation. If anyone has any information about this case, they should call the Tattnall County Sheriff’s Office at 912-557-6777 or the GBI Statesboro Office at 912-871-1121. Tips can also be submitted anonymously by calling 1-800-597-TIPS(8477), online at, or by downloading the See Something, Send Something mobile app.

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