Muscogee Co. officials investigate death on 21st St in Columbus - WTVM.com-Columbus, GA News Weather & Sports

Muscogee Co. officials investigate death on 21st St in Columbus

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COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) -

Police are investigating a death that was discovered inside a home on 21st St in Columbus, near the intersection of 12th Ave.

The body of an unknown man was found decomposing inside the home, and investigators say it appears the man had been dead for at least a day or two.

This was first believed to be a possible homicide, however, Deputy Coroner Freeman Worley says this may be a natural death. 

The body is being sent to Atlanta for an autopsy.

Witnesses say police have left the scene with two men who reside in the home.

The cause of death is unknown at this time.

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