Police investigating after woman found dead near Cedar City

Posted at 3:43 PM, May 10, 2014
and last updated 2014-05-10 17:44:12-04

CEDAR CITY, Utah – Police in Iron County are investigating after a dead woman was found near a road Friday.

According to a press release from the Iron County Sheriff’s Office, officers responded to “a suspicious circumstances call” around 10:30 a.m. and found the deceased female on Tipple Road about 2 miles south of Cedar City.

Officials have not yet confirmed the identity of the victim or the cause of death. Officials stated in the release that the investigation is ongoing.

FOX 13 News will have more information as it becomes available.