Man found dead on Fifth Street Friday night
COLUMBIA — The Columbia Police Department told KOMU 8 News Friday night a man was found dead in the middle of the road on Fifth Street near Walnut.
Officers responded after receiving reports that a man was lying down in the street with an unknown injury.
Fifth Street and a nearby parking garage were closed until around 8:20 p.m. while police investigated the scene.
Police said no foul play was suspected.
Authorities said they will not release the name of the deceased until his family has been notified.
[Editor's note:] This story has been updated to contain the latest information.