Ada police are investigating the discovery of a dead body near the intersection of 18th and Turner streets in Southeast Ada.

Ada police responded to a wooded area near 18th and Turner streets in southeast Ada Thursday, where police say a decomposing body has been found.

A medical examiner is on-scene.

Authorities are not yet releasing any information about the cause of death or the identity of the deceased.

Detectives say they have not contacted the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation for assistance.

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