Police investigating Jonesboro man’s death

JONESBORO — Clayton County police are investigating the death of a man found Monday evening.

Officer Ron Coloma said the body of Arthur Pelham, 66, was found facedown in the backyard of the 9000 block of Whaleys Lake Lane about 5:20 p.m.

Coloma said Pelham had visible injuries to the left side of his face. The man was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased, he said.

The investigation is still ongoing to determine the cause of death.