#UPDATE | The autopsy showed the victim was a white female and the cause of death is still under investigation.

A presumptive identification has been made but DNA test will have to be completed to positively identify the victim.

AIKEN, S.C. (WJBF) – The Aiken County Coroner is investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of an individual found dead near Aiken Regional Medical Center, Wednesday.

A person walking their dog found a body in the woods behind the 400 block of University Parkway at 11:17 a.m.

The body was decomposing and will be autopsied in Newberry, S.C. Thursday. More information will be released once the victim is identified and next of kin have been notified.

Count on WJBF NewsChannel 6 for more information surrounding this developing investigation.