Body found on JR Allen Parkway identified, autopsy scheduled

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Columbus police are investigating a body found on JR Allen Parkway Friday night.

Muscogee County Deputy Coroner Charles Newton confirmed the body is male. He was found between Schomburg Road and Blackmon Road.

The man was pronounced dead at 7:50 p.m. The body has been identified and no foul play is suspected.

The family has requested the identity of the male to not be released.

Newton says the body will be transported to Atlanta for an autopsy.

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