Ty Ty, GA (May 18, 2020) – On Sunday, May 17, 2020, the Tift County Sheriff’s Office requested the GBI to assist in a death investigation.

On the evening of Sunday, May 17, 2020, the Tift County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a deceased person in the 100 block of Ty Ty Sycamore Road, Ty Ty, GA. Upon arrival, responding deputies discovered the body of Dexter Bernard Patterson, 49, of Ty Ty. Patterson was pronounced dead at the scene. An autopsy will be performed on Patterson at the GBI Crime Lab in Macon.

Anyone with information related to this investigation is encouraged to call the Tift County Sheriff’s Office at 229-388-6020 or the GBI Sylvester Office at 229-777-2080.

Contact Assistant Special Agent in Charge

Marko Jones