The GBI has been requested to assist the Cordele Police Department in a death investigation.
Cordele Police Chief Rob Rodriguez tells WALB News that police were called to the Motel 6 at 2109 16th Avenue, Tuesday.
Police arrived about 8:00PM, and found one person shot.
He was transported to Crisp Regional Hospital, where he later died.
The Chief identified him as John Lunsford, 38, a white man from Canton.
His body is being transported to the GBI Crime Lab in Macon for an autopsy.
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