The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office reported a body found in an open field in Placerville, and they are now investigating the suspicious situation.
A passerby called the sheriffs after the person found a body in an open field southeast of the intersection of Missouri Flat Road and US Highway 50.
Police found the body, one they describe as the partially decomposed remains of a woman.
The El Dorado Sheriffs Office CSI Unit has been called to the scene.
Police are still searching to learn information about the circumstances of this death, as well as the identity of the victim.
Greg Cotta filed this report.