Columbia Police continue to investigate death near Rice Road

Tuesday, April 13, 2010 | 9:44 a.m. CDT

COLUMBIA – Columbia Police are continuing a death investigation after the body of Columbia resident Tamaura L. Timmons, 25, was found around 6:30 p.m. Monday, according to a release from the department. 

Timmons' body was found in a field east of Rice Road, between Red Wing Drive and North Waterfront Drive, by a couple who notified the police. Officers secured the area, and investigators and members of the department's Forensic Evidence Team conducted an investigation.

The medical examiner arrived around 7:30 p.m. Monday and contacted a funeral home to take custody of the body. An autopsy was preliminarily scheduled for Tuesday.

There was no evidence of foul play, according to the release.

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sherry perkins April 14, 2010 | 11:29 a.m.

this was an amazing friend of will miss so dearly.we worked together for a couple years. im really sad to hear you left us so soon. i hope that you have found always sherry

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Nicky Brookhart April 14, 2010 | 1:22 p.m.

Sydney was my best friend for 8 years....and he lived with us here in Columbia. We will be burying him here in Columbia and if anyone would like to attend the service please feel free to contact us for more information. I love and miss you so much Syd.

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