CPD investigating a suspicious death at a Columbus cemetery

CPD investigating a suspicious death at a Columbus cemetery

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – Columbus police are investigating a suspicious death at Green Acres Cemetery.

Muscogee County Coroner, Buddy Bryan confirms to News Leader 9, the woman's identity of 34- year- old Michelle Chambers of Columbus.

Chambers was found dead Sunday morning at the cemetery located at 1485 Schatulga Road.

A cause of death has not been released, but investigators say they are following all leads.

"The individual's appearance at the location is under investigation. We are waiting on results from the autopsy. It depends on the circumstances in which the death occurred. All of that will determine if it will be a criminal investigation, or not," said Major, J.D. Hawk of the Columbus Police Department.

Chambers' body is being sent to Atlanta fo an autopsy. Investigators are waiting for results of the test to further determine how to move forward with the case.

"We are talking with individuals that have knowledge of it [this case] and we are waiting for information from the autopsy. This will determine how far we go with the investigation," said Major Hawk.

If you have any information about this case, you are urged to contact Columbus Police Department at (706) 653-3100.

This is a developing story; check back with News Leader 9  for more updates.

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