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Woman's body found in wooded area in Upshur County

The Upshur County Sheriff's Office is investigating the discovery of a woman's body in a wooded area Sunday afternoon. 

Around 3:30 pm on April 1, the woman's body was found off FM 726, just north of Hwy 154 in Upshur County.

It was found by people who were riding recreational vehicles in the area. 

The body is only identified as a female.

No other identification is being released at this time.

The condition of the body indicates that it had not been at the location for more than a very few days.

Area law enforcement agencies have been notified to contact Upshur County S.O. if they have had a person reported missing recently.

This is all that can be released at this time.

More information will be released as the investigation continues.

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