COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - At 7:20 a.m. Saturday, the Columbus Police Department responded to the 2200 block of Ticknor Drive in reference to a person being down.
Upon the officer's arrival, they discovered 44-year-old Dudley Jones Jr. dead.
Lt. Greg Touchberry says it appeared Jones had been shot.
Chief Deputy Coroner Freeman Worley responded to the scene and pronounced Jones dead at 7:55 a.m.
Chief Deputy Coroner Worley tells News Leader 9 the body will be taken to Atlanta for an autopsy on Monday.
CPD is asking for anyone that has any knowledge about this incident, or the activities of Dudley Jones Jr. during the last 24 hours to contact Sgt. Tony Locey at 706-225-4291.