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Man charged with murder of a 2-year-old

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The Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department Violent Crimes investigators arrested 24-year-old Justin Remler on Sunday. Remler has been charged with the murder of 2-year-old Tristan Mitchell (Credit: CCSO)

The Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department Violent Crimes investigators arrested 24-year-old Justin Remler on Sunday.

Remler has been charged with the murder of 2-year-old Tristan Mitchell, according to a news release.

On Sept. 12, 2016, at approximately 6:30 p.m., officers responded to a home near Peregrine Crossing and Landings Way on the report of an unresponsive two-year-old.

At the time, Remler was caring for the toddler. Investigators have determined Remler is responsible for the two-year-old’s death, the release said.

This case remains under investigation.

Anyone with additional information on this case should contact the SCMPD tip line at (912) 525-3124.

Information may also be forwarded to CrimeStoppers at (912) 234-2020. Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.