October 2, 2017 11:20:15 AM
The body of a Columbus man was found this morning near Waterworks Road.
Lowndes County Coroner Greg Merchant identified the man as 26-year-old Benjamin Wells. Both Merchant and Columbus police said there appear to be no signs of trauma to the body.
A Columbus Police Department press release said the body was found at about 3 a.m. near the 700 block of Waterworks, a residential area just northeast of the EZ Food Mart.
CPD is investigating the incident and didn't release additional details to The Dispatch by press time. Merchant said authorities could release more information later today.
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