A body was found early Wednesday under a bridge on Interstate 77 at South Tryon Street, prompting a police investigation.
The body was identified as a woman, media outlets reported.
Charlotte Mecklenburg Police said the body was found after an anonymous person called 911 around 12:45 a.m. Wednesday, according to the Observer’s news partner WBTV.
TV station WSOC quoted authorities as saying the body had been in the area for some time.
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Police have not released and identity of the person or cause of death.