Man's death ruled as a homicide

Columbia police are investigating a homicide after responding to a possible robbery and finding an unresponsive man in the 2400-block of Cimarron Drive.

Columbia police are investigating the death of 46-year-old Brian A. Daniels as a homicide.

Authorities said that

at about 7 p.m. Wednesday, they went to the home at 2416 Cimarron Drive for a report of a possible robbery and an unresponsive person.

When they arrived, they found Daniels already deceased. The Criminal Investigations Division was then brought in to investigate.

The medical examiner is conducting an autopsy. Police said they are â??not prepared to release the cause of death yet.â??

Detectives are still actively investigating leads.