Human remains found off JR Allen Parkway in Columbus

Human remains were found last night in the woods off JR Allen Parkway near the eastbound ramp leading to Veterans Parkway.

Muscogee County Deputy Coroner Pamela Smith confirmed the finding and said she was called to the scene about 7:45 p.m.

Columbus Police Sgt. Matt Blackstock said investigators believe the remains found were that of a homeless man. He added that there was no evidence of foul play.

The remains have been sent to Atlanta for testing.