UPDATE: Coroner confirms ID, cause of death of body found near 10th Ave. and 15th St.

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Muscogee County Coroner, Buddy Bryan, has identified the body of a man found near 10th Avenue and 15th Street in Columbus Wednesday.

Sixty-four-year-old Dennis Blanton Jr. died of hypothermia.

Bryan says the death was alcohol-induced.

Blanton was found deceased near his home by Columbus police before noon Wednesday.

Columbus police continue to investigate the death.

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