Badly decomposed body uncovered by children in Tuscarawas County

DOVER, OH (WOIO) - Many questions remain after a badly decomposed body was uncovered by children Wednesday evening in the woods of Tuscarawas County.

The body was found around 5:30 p.m. in the 800 block of Center Street, and the gender of the corpse couldn't immediately be determined, according to the Dover Police Department.

Officers also couldn't accurately assess the race or age of the body, either.

The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation was called to the scene.

The body has been sent to the Stark County coroner for identification purposes.

The cause of death is under investigation.

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