UPDATE: The sheriff’s office says the victim is an adult male. Officials responded after receiving a phone call about the body being found.
The victim’s family has not been notified currently. The body will be sent Tuesday morning for an autopsy in Huntsville.
The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a body was found in the woods behind a home.
The body was discovered Sunday around 2:30 p.m. behind a home on County Road 140 in the Estillfork community.
The case is under investigation as an apparent homicide.