Coroner Identifies Man Murdered In West Columbus


Homicide investigators are working to find the person responsible for shooting and killing a man in West Columbus.

Officers responded to the Westbrook Mobile Home Community around 11:30 p.m. Friday, where they found 19-year-old Demetreous Beard in front of a residence in the 600 block of Lance Court.

Beard was pronounced dead at the scene from gunshot wounds to the upper body.

A male was seen running from the scene wearing all black clothing.

A suspect has not been identified.

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