LINCOLN — Lincoln police are working to identify a woman whose body was found Sunday in a park in the southwest part of the city.

Officers were called to Wilderness Park about 11:30 a.m. to investigate a report of a body found in a wooded area near Pioneers Boulevard and South 8th Street. The body was discovered by a couple walking their dog, said Officer Erin Spilker, a spokeswoman for the Lincoln Police Department. 

The scene was processed by investigators, and an autopsy was scheduled to determine the cause of death.

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