CPD conducting death investigation

Columbus police detectives are conducting a death investigation after officers located an injured man earlier this morning.

At approximately 1:40 a.m., CPD officers were dispatched to the area of Indianapolis Road and Tellman Road in regards to a disturbance, said Lt. Matt Harris, Columbus Police Department spokesman.

When officers arrived on scene, they located the injured man in a nearby woodline. The man was transported to Columbus Regional Hospital where he was later pronounced deceased by medical staff, Harris said.

An autopsy is scheduled for later this weekend.

Anyone with information in regards to this ongoing investigation is urged contact the Columbus Police Department at 812-376-2600. Tips and information may be submitted anonymously.