COLUMBUS, GA. (THECOUNT) — Georgia authorities are investigating after a human body was discovered deceased in the freezer area of a columbus Piggly Wiggly store on Saturday.

Authorities confirmed a dead body was located at the Piggly Wiggly grocery store located at, 2424 Woodruff Farm Rd, in Columbus, GA.


Muscogee County Coroner Buddy Bryan confirms one human body was found in a freezer at the grocery store this morning, reports Live5News.

It is not yet clear if foul play is suspected.

The identity of the body is being withheld while officials work to contact next of kin.

Anyone with possible information on the incident should contact police at 911.

Geo quick facts: Columbus is a city in western Georgia. The Chattahoochee Riverwalk is a long promenade for walking or biking along the Chattahoochee River. Overlooking the river, the National Civil War Naval Museum displays the remains of 19th-century warships. The Coca-Cola Space Science Center is home to an immersive theater and an observatory. To the east, the Columbus Museum shows American artwork and regional history exhibits – wikipedia.