UPDATE 1/1/23 9:41 a.m.: The Muscogee County Coroner’s Office released the identity of the person who was found dead at Motel 6 on Tuesday evening.

Coroner Buddy Bryan confirmed to WRBL Christina Rena Richardson, 37, died after being shot.

WRBL will keep you updated.

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WRBL) – According to the Columbus Police Department a death investigation is underway at the Motel 6 on Victory Drive.

CPD’s Violent Crimes unit has responded to the scene.

There is limited information at this time. Stick with WRBL on-air and online for updated information.