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      Officials investigate body found in Columbia

      Columbia Police found a body on Two Notch Rd. in Columbia.

      COLUMBIA, SC (WACH)- Columbia Police found a body on Two Notch Rd. in Columbia.

      Interim Police Chief Ruben Santiago said a dead man was found on the side of the road near Center and McFadden Streets at about 8:00 a.m. Thursday. A passerby found the man and called 9-1-1.

      Investigators suspect criminal activity led to the man's death and are looking into leads.

      The Richland County Coroner's Office is helping with the case.

      Columbia Police encourage citizens with information about this incident to call, text or submit online, their anonymous tip to Crimestoppers in any of the following ways:

      CALL toll-free, 888-CRIME-SC.

      TEXT to CRIMES (274637), and mark the beginning of the message with "TIPSC, followed by the tip information.

      LOG onto: www.midlandscrimestoppers.com, and click on the red "Submit a tip tab.

      Tipsters could earn a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest of the suspect.