ADAMS — Police are investigating after a body was discovered Monday morning near Hwy. M in Adams County.

The body was discovered by a property owner, according to the Adams County Sheriff’s Department. Police said they have not yet been able to identify the body due to the nature of the scene, and have not said if the body is that of a man or a woman.

The nature of the death appears to be suspicious, police said. No additional information  has been released.