Police: Young woman's body found on side of road by dog walker

Body found on the side of the road
Updated: Apr. 12, 2017 at 4:48 PM EDT
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(Source WOIO)
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ELYRIA, OH (WOIO) - Elyria police are investigating after the body of a woman was found on the side of the road Wednesday.

A dog walker spotted the body on Old Fowl Road around 9 a.m.

BCI is helping process the crime scene.

Officials said the area is now closed, between Albrecht and Fowl, for the  investigation.

The Lorain County Coroner says the victim is a young female. An autopsy will be done Wednesday to determine a cause of death.

No name has been released at this time.

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