Woman's body found in Douglas County

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Deputies in Douglas County are investigating after the discovery of a woman’s body Friday morning.

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office said her body was found off the roadway at West Union Hill Road and Ephesus Church Road around 8 a.m. Deputies said they were called to the scene shortly after the discovery.

Investigators spent the day processing the scene.

An autopsy will need to be performed to determine the cause and manner of death.

The woman’s name has not yet been released.