Body discovered in Anderson County

Published on Tuesday, 17 September 2013 18:02 - Written by From KTYX CBS 19 reports

A body found near the Neches River in Anderson County shortly before noon Tuesday.

A work crew mowing along U.S. Highway 79 at the Anderson / Cherokee County line discovered the body, according to the Anderson County Sheriff's office. Investigators believed the body had been there for sometime.

An autopsy has been ordered to determine if the body is a male or female and the cause of death.

The Texas Rangers are assisting the Anderson County Sheriff's office in the investigation.