UPDATE: Body found in Lindsey Creek near Midtown Dr. in Columbus ID’d

UPDATE: Body found in creek near Midtown Dr. in Columbus ID’d

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - A homicide investigation is underway Wednesday after a body was discovered in a neighborhood creek.

Columbus police say they were called to the 1700 block of Boxwood Blvd. for a service call.

According to Deputy Coroner Freeman Worley, the body was found in Lindsey Creek near Midtown Drive and Midtown Loop. The victim has been identified as 54-year-old Anthony Payne. Payne was pronounced dead at 4:40 p.m.

Police have not commented on whether there are any suspects in Payne’s murder.

Anyone with information in this case is asked to contact CPD at 706-225-4296.

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