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.
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.