Missing Cairo teen found deceased

GBI requested to investigate death of 18 year old Lewis Herring
Death Investigation

CAIRO, GA – GBI agents say they’ve been called to assist the investigation of a Cairo teen, who was reported missing prior to the discovery of his body.

GBI Special Agent Jamy Steinberg says Wednesday afternoon, they got the call by the Cairo Police Department to assist in the death investigation of 18 year old Lewis Herring, Jr, of Cairo.

Herring’s body was found in the Forrest Lawn Cemetery by Cairo Police Officers after he was reported missing by his parents earlier.

Agents and Crime Scene Specialists responded to work with Investigators from the Cairo Police Department.

An autopsy will be preformed at the GBI Crime Lab in Macon, Georgia.

This case is active and ongoing and anyone with information on this case is asked to call the GBI at 229-225-4090 or Cairo Police at 229-378-3096.