PEARSON- On Sunday, October 26, 2008, at approximately 12:07 p.m., Tri-County 911 received a call from an unknown female in reference to a body on the side of the road in Pearson, Ga. Pearson Police responded to McCranie Street and after searching the area for several minutes discovered the body of a white female near a ditch on the side of McCranie Street. The GBI’s Douglas office was requested to assist in the investigation.  

The victim has been identified as 26-year-old Shawna Webber of Pearson. The cause of death is not known at this time, and an autopsy is scheduled for today.  Foul play is suspected.

The investigation is still on-going; therefore no other details will be released at this time. If anyone has information pertaining to the investigation, please contact the Pearson Police Department at 912-422-7411 or the GBI Douglas Office at 912-389-4103.

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Contact Information:

SAC Russell Mansfield:912-389-4103; Pearson Police Chief Kevin Sparrow: 912-422-7411