Police investigating death on 2700 block of Summit Road

2 years 4 months 5 days ago Wednesday, October 18 2017 Oct 18, 2017 Wednesday, October 18, 2017 7:39:00 PM CDT October 18, 2017 in News
By: Jenna Puritz, KOMU Reporter
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COLUMBIA - Columbia Police Department responded to a call at 4:15 p.m. Wednesday afternoon in West Columbia.

They are investigating a death that has not yet been verified as foul play or not. CPD is currently waiting on the investigative team to be granted a search warrant. 

"The death was discovered by a family member and they called in at 4:12 p.m.," Sergeant Mike Youtsey said. 

CPD arrived on the scene three minutes later, but in order to continue with a proper investigation a search warrant is necessary. According to Sgt. Youtsey, requesting a search warrant is typical procedure in death investigations.

CPD is staying at the house to keep crime scene integrity, and are waiting for detectives and the warrant. 

The forensic and detective teams arrived at 10 p.m., the investigation is still ongoing.

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