Albany police investigating death on West 3rd Avenue

Albany Police Crime Scene Unit at Tommy Paschal's home. / Jessica Fairley

Fifth Update 2:30 p.m. 2/20/14
Dougherty County Coroner Michael Fowler says that Tommy Paschal's death was caused by a gunshot to the mouth, according to autopsy results from the Macon Crime Lab.

Fowler says that the manner of which he died is still pending. He says officials still do not know if it was homicide or a suicide.

Fourth Update 1:50 p.m. 2/20/14
Albany police say they have four persons of interest in custody that are being questioned about the death of Tommy Paschal.

Brandon Aman, Tracy Atwood, Tracy Jo Walker, and Joshua Hodge were also arrested and charged with a robbery that occurred on February 18 on Schley Avenue at the Knights Inn when a 41-year-old man had his cell phone and wallet stolen. This robbery is not linked to the death investigation and is separate.

Third Update 8:00 p.m.
Michael Fowler, Dougherty County Coroner, says Tommy Paschal's body has been sent to a Macon crime lab where an autopsy will be performed Thursday morning. He says police are still questioning witnesses and friends to gather more information about the death.

Second Update 1:45 p.m.
Albany police say that the man has been identified as 60-year-old Tommy Paschal.

First Update
Albany police say that around 7:25 p.m, an anonymous call came in to check on a person in the home.

Police say that when they arrived, they found a 60-year-old deceased male inside and what appeared to be a gunshot wound.

Investigators are canvassing the area to see if anyone saw anything and gather information.

Initial Story
Albany police say they are investigating after a white male was found deceased from a possible gunshot inside a home in the 700 block of West 3rd Avenue Tuesday night.

Stay connected to as stories develop and the FOX 31 Newscast at 10 PM.

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