COLUMBUS, Ga. (WRBL) – A death investigation is underway after a body was found in Lindsey Creek on the afternoon of Jan. 27, 2021.

The victim has been identified as 54-year-old Anthony Payne, according to Muscogee County Chief Deputy Coroner Freeman Worley. Payne was pronounced dead at 4:40 p.m.

According to Muscogee County Coroner Buddy Bryan, the body was found in a creek behind Baker Music Co. near Midtown Loop and Boxwood Place.

Bryan says the male victim had been stabbed multiple times.

WRBL News 3 has a crew on scene and is working to gather more information.