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Suspicious Death Investigation Underway After Woman’s Body Found on Nevada County Roadway

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NEVADA COUNTY —

A body was found in the roadway underneath Interstate 80 at Farad Road on Monday morning, the sheriff’s department said.

Emergency personnel found an adult woman in the roadway. She was declared dead at the scene.

Investigators determined the death was suspicious in nature.

Detectives from the major crime unit are now in charge of the investigation and will be processing the crime scene.

The identity of the woman is not known at this time.