Coroner identifies dead body found in woods behind Milgen Road


COLUMBUS, Ga — The Muscogee County Coroner’s office says no foul play is suspected in the investigation of a homeless man found dead Monday.

Coroner Buddy Brian says 61-year-old Alan Boynton was a homeless man who lived in the woods where he was found behind Cagney’s Party Shop on Milgen Road. He says Boynton died of “chronic alcoholism”.

Brian tells News 3 Boynton’s sister has been contacted about his death and he will be properly cremated.

This is a developing story. Stay with News 3 for updates.


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