A man has been found dead in a church parking lot on Cusseta Road, according to Columbus Police.
Muscogee County Coroner Buddy Bryan told the Ledger-Enquirer in a text message that the victim was pronounced dead on the scene around 7:30 a.m.
Maj. Gil Slouchick of the Columbus Police Department said earlier that there was one confirmed death “of a suspicious nature and that it hadn’t been confirmed that the man had died by gunshot wound.”
He said the investigation is in the early stages.
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The name of the church is Pentecostal Church of God, located on 25th Avenue between Dawson and Cusseta Road.
The Ledger-Enquirer will continue to update this story.