Effingham Man Found Dead


Published on May 14 2012 10:25 am
Last Updated on July 14 2013 12:07 pm
Written by Greg Sapp

The Effingham County Coroner's Office is investigating the weekend death by an Effingham man.

39-year-old Steve G. Arnold was found unresponsive by a family member.  Authorities were called to Arnold's rural Effingham residence at 11:35pm Saturday.  Arnold was pronounced dead at the residence at 12:30am Sunday.

Effingham County Coroner Leigh Hammer said alcohol intoxication is believed to be a contributing factor in Arnold's death and her office will investigate the death.

Hammer said additional information will be made available when the investigation has been completed.