Investigation underway after woman's body found near Rochester

Photo by: WDAY Radio Staff
Photo by: WDAY Radio Staff

(Rochester, MN) -- An investigation is underway after a woman's body was found near Rochester.

Authorities say a woman walking her dog found the body Monday afternoon in a ditch on West River Road Northwest near River Bluff Lane in Cascade Township.

Investigators say the identity of the woman found is being withheld until family is notified.

Authorities aren't saying how long the woman's body was outside in the cold.