UPDATE (11:22 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 10): The Huntington Police Department says the victim is a woman.

UPDATE (12:26 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 9): Huntington Police say that this incident is now being investigated as a homicide.

HUNTINGTON, WV (WOWK) — A body was found near the railroad tracks in the 700 block of 4th Street in Huntington.

Cabell dispatchers say the body was found around 7:30 a.m. on Friday by a person walking in the area.

The Huntington Police Department is investigating.