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UPDATE 1-22-19: Identity of the body has been released.

At approximately 6:00 pm Thursday, Murfreesboro Police Officers responded to a call of an unresponsive person in a wooded area adjacent to the railroad tracks near the Patterson Avenue and Old Salem Road intersection.

An adult female was located and was obviously deceased. Her cause of death, as well as her identity, is unknown at this time.

The investigation is in the preliminary stages at this time. More information will be released when it becomes available.