Man ID’d after body found at Benning Hills Park in Columbus

Published: Jul. 6, 2022 at 8:22 PM EDT|Updated: Jul. 7, 2022 at 11:36 AM EDT
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COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - Homicide investigators were on the scene where a dead body was found in south Columbus.

The body was found on July 6 at Benning Hills Park.

According to Coroner Buddy Bryan, the body has been identified as 21-year-old Joshua Sanford. Bryan says this is a homicide from gunshot wounds.

Deputy Coroner Elizabeth Allison officially pronounced the unidentified victim dead at about 7:30 p.m.

Stay with News Leader 9 as we learn more details.

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