Columbus Police investigating body found as homicide


COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Columbus Police are investigating the discovery of a man’s body in northeast Columbus as a homicide.

According to the Columbus Division of Police, at about 10:42 a.m., Sunday, officers were called to the 6800 block of Cleveland Avenue after a passerby reported a man’s body in the area.  

Officers arrived on scene and found the body of Charles A. Jones Jr., 28, a short distance from a wrecked vehicle.  

Police say the victim’s cause of death is undetermined at this time, but officers are treating it as a homicide.  

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

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