Police identify man found dead near White Oak Lane

Tuesday, December 20, 2011 | 9:56 p.m. CST; updated 11:20 a.m. CST, Wednesday, December 21, 2011

COLUMBIA — The man who was found dead Tuesday morning near White Oak Lane has been identified as Timothy Ray Jones, 43, according to a news release from the Columbia Police Department. The death has been classified as a homicide.