GBI: Missing student's remains likely found in Clinch County

Published: May. 27, 2019 at 1:26 PM EDT
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By: WCTV Eyewitness News

May 27, 2019

HOMERVILLE, Ga. (WCTV) -- A missing South Georgia State College student’s remains were likely found in Clinch County, according to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.

Cameron Fontaine, 21, was last seen on May 18 in Clinch County near Homerville.

The Clinch County Sheriff’s Office found the human remains in a nearby wooded area. The remains were found less than two miles away from where Fontaine’s vehicle was recovered on Highway 441.

“The preliminary investigation indicates the remains are likely those of Fontaine, however final identification, as well as cause of death, will be determined during the autopsy by the GBI Medical Examiner’s Office in Macon,” GBI said in a press release.

Originally believed to be a Valdosta State University student, VSU has confirmed to WCTV that Fontaine was a student at South Georgia State College.

The investigation is active and ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call the Clinch County Sheriff’s Office at (912) 487-5316 or the GBI Region 4 Office at (912) 389-4103.

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