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.