Body found in Columbia

Columbia, (WDAM)-Columbia police are investigating a dead body found.

Authorities say the body of Alice Faye Perry, 44, was discovered behind Fred's Dollar Store Friday afternoon around 1:00. Witnesses say the victim had been seen alive one hour prior to being found dead.

Authorities say the cause of death does not appear to be foul play.   However the body is being sent to Jackson for an autopsy.