No foul play suspected after police find body in Veteran’s Parkway hotel

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12:15 P.M. — Columbus Police Lt. Greg Touchberry confirms investigators do not suspect foul play after a man was found dead at the Econo Lodge Inn and Suites on Veteran’s Parkway Wednesday morning.

Touchberry says it appears the man committed suicide after getting into a fight with his wife. He says the man likely shot himself after being kicked out of his home and being forced to stay at the hotel.


COLUMBUS, Ga — There is a heavy police presence at the Econo Lodge Inn and Suites on Veteran’s Parkway where investigators report finding a body.

Lt. Greg Touchberry tells a News 3 reporter there was a man found dead inside one of the hotel rooms.

No confirmation yet on the manner of death.This is a developing story. Stay with WRBL News 3 for updates.

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