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Two deer hunters found a female body in a field near Hardinsburg yesterday evening and called 911 at approximately 5:34p. 

The Washington County Sheriff’s Department was dispatched to the scene along with the Indiana State Police.

Peg Shell, Washington County Coronor said the two deer hunters found the body and thought it was a deer carcass and called the police. 

Shell said the body was identified as a 40-year-old Hardinsburg woman. 

ISP Sgt. Carey Huls said there would be no further details because there was no foul play suspected.

“We made contact with the family and next of kin has been notified,” said Huls. “We had detectives on the scene and it is being handled as a death investigation.”