UPDATE: Death investigation underway after body found on Melvin Avenue in Columbus

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - A man was found dead in a home on Melvin Avenue in Columbus Friday evening.

According to Columbus police, this is now a murder investigation.

Police responded to the home at 1:52 p.m. after family members found 51-year-old Tommy Marshall unresponsive. According to a press release from CPD Marshall was suffering from a gunshot wound, but this has not be determined as the cause of death.

Homicide investigators were notified and have taken over this case.

This is a developing story. Stay with News Leader 9 for updates.

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