Authorities are investigating after a woman's body was discovered behind a home in Springfield Tuesday afternoon.
The discovery was made behind a home in the 800 block of Josephine Street around 12:20 p.m., Smokey Barn News reported.
A small dog was also located near the woman. The dog was not injured.
The woman's identity was not immediately released. Her cause of death has yet to be determined. Foul play is not suspected.
The investigation is on-going.
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*Smokey Barn News contributed to this report.