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Upshur County Sheriff’s Office investigate body found in woods

(Source: KLTV staff)
(Source: KLTV staff)
Published: Apr. 2, 2018 at 1:31 AM CDT|Updated: Apr. 2, 2018 at 1:18 PM CDT
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(Source: KLTV staff)
(Source: KLTV staff)
(Source: KLTV staff)
(Source: KLTV staff)

UPSHUR COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - The Upshur County Sheriff's Office are investigating after a body was discovered Sunday afternoon.

Deputies responded to a report of a body found in wooded area off of FM 726 at around 3:30 p.m., according to the UCSO. According to the office, a group of people found the body off of FM 726, north of Highway 154. The group was riding in the area when they discovered the body off of a pipeline right-of-way, according to UCSO.

The sheriff's office will only identify the body as a female at this time. Officials say that the body had not been at the location for more than a few days.

The sheriff's office asked local law enforcement agencies to notify them if there were any people reported missing recently.

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