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Police searching for suspect in Rice Creek murder
Desimond Zachery Xavier Butler
Desimond Zachery Xavier Butler - photo by Image submitted

PORT WENTWORTH  -- On Friday at or about 11:49 p.m., the Port Wentworth Police Department received a 911 call about a shooting in the parking lot of the Rice Creek Subdivision’s Clubhouse on Miller Park Circle. Dion Farmer, 24 of Port Wentworth was pronounced dead at the scene.

The suspect, Desimond Zachery Xavier Butler (DOB: 01/23/2003), is armed and dangerous, and wanted for murder and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony. Butler is described as a black male, approximately 5-foot-5, 120 lbs., with tattoos on his face. 

It is believed that Butler is driving a shiny black 2011 Chevrolet Camaro (GA: NITE2). 

If anyone has information regarding this incident, contact the Port Wentworth Police Department at 912-964-4360, or submit a tip via the Port Wentworth PD Tip411 app. 

This investigation is ongoing and more details about this incident will be released at a later time.