NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (WPRI) — An investigation is underway after a dead body was found Wednesday morning in a wooded area of Buttonwood Park in New Bedford.

Police had an area taped off near the corner of Brownell Avenue and Kempton Street.

The medical examiner’s office also responded to the scene.

The Bristol County District Attorney’s Office tells 12 News it’s a female, but her identity has not yet been determined.

Foul play is not suspected at this time, the DA’s office added.