Columbus man dies from injuries after physical confrontation


COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Columbus police are investigating after a man was found dead, Wednesday.

According to police, officers responded to a call of a deceased male in the 500 block of East Stewart Avenue, at about 5:41 p.m.

Police say when they arrived on scene, they found the 55-year-old male victim suffering from obvious injuries.

Medics responded to the scene and pronounced the man dead around 6:12 p.m.

Police say the deceased man and David Reid, 51, had been in a fight that led to the victim’s injuries.

Police arrested Reid, but have not released his charges. The victim’s identity is being withheld by police pending notification of next of kin.

Police continue to investigate and ask anyone with information on this death to call the CPD Homicide Unit at 614-645-4730 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-8477.

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