Crime & Courts

Body found on Marshall Street, Columbia police investigating

Columbia Police car parked at the scene where a body was found Friday, March 31, 2017.
Columbia Police car parked at the scene where a body was found Friday, March 31, 2017. CPD Twitter account

Columbia police said they are investigating circumstances surrounding the death after a body was found on the 2300 block of Marshall Street.

“A male was found deceased,” around 3 p.m. the police tweeted.

The death was deemed suspicious because the cause of death was not immediately known, police spokeswoman Jennifer Timmons said in a text.

The Richland County coroner’s office is investigating to determine cause of death.

If you have any information that can help the investigation, you are asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-888- CRIME-SC.

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