Police are investigating the discovery of a female body found in Blue River near Pekin. 

The Washington County Sheriff’s Department has been assisting the Indiana State Police in a death investigation since this afternoon. 

According to Indiana State Police Sgt. Jerry Goodin, the body of a deceased female was found in Blue River off Bower’s Knob about 4p today. 

Goodin said it is unknown if foul play was involved in the death. 

He said two men riding four-wheelers found the body today and alerted police. 

An autopsy is being performed to determine a cause of death and the victim’s identity. 

WSLM will be following up on Sunday with more details.