Coroner: Glynn County commissioner drowned
Tom Sublett was alive even after being shot in head, Coroner's Office says
The Glynn County Coroner's Office said Thursday county Commissioner Tom Sublett drowned Tuesday morning.
An autopsy also found a gunshot wound to the head, and Sublett's hands were tied with plastic zip ties, the Coroner's Office said.
When Sublett fell into the river off a dock at St. Simons Boating and Fishing Club, he was alive, even though he'd been shot in the head, officials said. The 52-year-old's body was found before dawn between a boat and a dock.
No weapon has been found, despite an extensive search by divers, including from the Navy.
The manner of death still has not been determined to be a homicide or suicide.
The case is now in the hands of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.
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