MILTON, Ga. - Alpharetta police were responding to a burglary call, but ended up on the search for a missing teen and a death investigation. It happened in early Sunday morning.
A man at a home on Staghound Court called police saying someone was trying to kick in his door, and smashed his neighbor's window. Police say when they arrived they didn't find a burglary, but they did find a house party about a block away on Clipper Bay Drive. Police say people there reported their friend, 18-year old Chamberlain Ivey, was missing.
“We called out K-9, police and fire to search and unfortunately we found him in Lake Windward, deceased,” says Alpharetta Police Spokesman George Gordon.
While police were conducting the search, five of the people at the party were taken to the hospital. “We believe there may have been illegal narcotics on scene and were used by some of the attendees,” says Gordon.
Police arrested 17-year old Jacob McAfee on charges of Maintaining a Disorderly House. Investigators say they've been talking to a lot of the people at the party and more charges are not out of the question.
Chamberlain Ivey was a senior at Cambridge High School in Milton. Students there are mourning his death. The school opened its doors Sunday afternoon to give students a place to go. The principal says about 350 teens showed up. Monday after school 200 students gathered at the high school stadium to say a prayer and share memories about Chamberlain Ivey.
“Everyone coming together helped so much, they talked about a lot of memories, it was helpful to connect with other people about how special he was,” says friend, Anna Youngs.
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