Woman's body found in woods

The Orange County Sheriff's Office is investigating a homicide after a woman's body was found near the intersection of Old Winter Garden and Cottage Hill roads.  A passerby spotted the woman's body near a wooded area early Wednesday afternoon and called 911.

Deputies responded to scene and observed the body of a partially dismembered female in the woods.  Crime scene units spent the afternoon gathering physical evidence -- all while wearing biohazard suits. Investigators will work with the Medical Examiner's Office to help identify the woman.   They are not saying how she died. 

Anyone who may have seen anything suspicious in the area is asked to contact Crimeline at 800-423-TIPS (8477).