PHENIX CITY, AL - Phenix City police say a man collecting cans along County Road 39 made a gruesome discovery Monday morning.
The man found the body of what appears to be an African American woman.
Investigators are still trying to identify the victim at this time.
"Members of the Phenix City Police Department located what we believe to be a black female located just off the edge of the road, probably about forty feet," said Lt. W. Curtis Lewis. "It appears that she has been here for several days."
Investigators are not sure at this time how the woman died, but say she is around 5"6' tall with a medium build.