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DNA analysis confirms human remains are of missing Savannah woman

WTGS Savannah logo WTGS Savannah 11/19/2020 Nicholas Papadimas
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The Savannah Police Dept. (SPD) said Thursday that a DNA analysis has determined that human remains found off New Hampstead Parkway in March are those of 24-year-old Melanie Steele. 

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Police said Steele was originally reported missing in September 2019. 

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SPD officials said the case remains under investigation. Anyone with information on the case is asked to contact the SPD's Special Victims Unit at 912-651-6742. 


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