By: WCTV Eyewitness News
August 10, 2018
CAIRO, Ga. (WCTV) -- The Georgia Bureau of Investigation and the Cairo Police Department are investigating the death of a man on Thursday afternoon.
Police responded to the scene around 12:20 p.m. at a home in the 600 block of 15th Street SW.
Authorities say the man, 60-year-old Willie Bell, was found unresponsive in the front yard of the home. Further examination revealed that Bell was deceased and had suffered multiple gunshot wounds.
The scene remains blocked off Friday morning as authorities continue to investigate.
On Friday afternoon, GBI officials confirmed Bell had died by shooting, and are now investigating his death as a homicide.
This is a developing story. We will bring you more information as it becomes available.