Police locate body of missing Columbus man six months after he was last seen

Police locate body of missing Columbus man- 6 months after he was last seen

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Police and family have called off the search for a local man after his body was discovered.

The body of 49-year-old Samuel Hewitt, Jr. was located in Russell County.

He was reportedly last seen on surveillance video at CVS on Macon Road on Friday, May 18.

Per the request of local law enforcement, no further details are being released at this time.

Officials plan to release more information upon completion of the death investigation.

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