COLUMBUS, Ga. (WRBL) – A death investigation is underway following the discovery of a body off of 16th Street near 5th Avenue.

Police have set up a perimeter in a wooded area at the end of 16th Street in a cul-de-sac, as they investigate the scene.

According to police, CPD officers located the body in the wooded area at about 11:08 a.m., Wednesday morning.

Information about the identity of the individual or cause of death has not been released at this time.

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