COLUMBIA, IL (KMOV) -- The Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis was called in to investigate a murder after a body was found at a home in Columbia on Thursday.
Officers were called to the 200 block of Riebeling at noon for a missing person report. Upon arrival, officers discovered an unidentified body inside the home.
Authorities say a person answered the door to the residence. However, it is unknown the realtion this person has to the victim.
Due to circumstances surrounding the death, the Major Case Squad was activated around 1:30 P.M.
No information pertaining to the victim or the individual who answered has been released by the Major Case Squad.
The investigation is ongoing.