Rossville, GA (November 25, 2020) – On Tuesday, November 24, 2020, Joseph Edward Hart, 40, of Bryant, Alabama, man was arrested by authorities from the Jackson County (AL) Sheriff’s Office and the Alabama State Bureau of Investigation. Hart was charged with Murder as a result of an investigation by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation Region One Calhoun Office and the Rossville Police Department.

On Sunday, November 22, 2020, the Rossville Police Department requested the GBI assist with the shooting death of Satia Siv after an incident in the early morning hours in the parking lot of an establishment in Rossville, Georgia. Alabama law enforcement authorities assisted the GBI with apprehending Hart at his residence in Bryant. Hart is in custody at the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office where he is awaiting extradition to Georgia.

If the public has information in reference to this investigation, tips can be submitted by calling 1-800-597-TIPS(8477), online at, or by downloading the See Something, Send Something mobile app.


Special Agent in Charge Brian Johnston