Crime & Courts

Body found on Assembly Street

The Columbia Police Department is investigating the circumstances surrounding a body found on Assembly Street on Sunday afternoon.

Emergency services personnel responded to a call of a dead male on the street around 4:45 p.m.,, spokesman Brick Lewis said.

Lewis said the man’s age is unknown. There are no signs of foul play.

The Richland County Coroner’s Office will investigate a cause of death.

— Devon Copeland