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Coroner: Body found near First Ave. in Columbus identified

Investigators are on the scene where a body was found off First Avenue in Columbus. (Source: Terry Jefferson/WTVM) Investigators are on the scene where a body was found off First Avenue in Columbus. (Source: Terry Jefferson/WTVM)
(Source: Terry Jefferson/WTVM) (Source: Terry Jefferson/WTVM)

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - According to Muscogee County Coroner Buddy Bryan, the body found near First Avenue on Sunday and has been identified. 

Bryan says the man, identified as 65-year-old Larry Lynch, was found in the Chattahoochee River behind the old city mills off First Avenue. 

Lynch was a homeless man who was known to frequent the Beallwood area of Columbus. 

This is a developing story and details are limited at this time. Check back for more updates. 

DISCLAIMER: The initial report of this story indicated that a woman's body was found dead. The story has been updated to reflect the latest update from officials. 

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