Decomposing body found inside Columbus apartment being investigated as homicide

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Columbus police say they are treating the case of a decomposing body found in an apartment on Hague Avenue is a homicide.

On May 1, officers were called to an apartment in the 500 block of S. Hague Avenue on the report of a strange smell and a well-being check.

When officers arrived on scene, they found the decomposed body of Mark S. Wolford, 61.

After a coroner’s ruling, the police have classified the case as a homicide.

Anyone with information on this case can call the Columbus Police Homicide Unit at 614-645-4730. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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