The Thurston County Sheriff's office says a partially decomposed body of an adult female has been discovered near state Route 507.

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The Thurston County Sheriff’s office says a partially decomposed body of an adult female has been discovered near state Route 507.

Lt. Greg Elwin says investigators are treating the death as suspicious because the body was found in the bushes.

A motorist who had car trouble discovered the body while walking a dirt road and reported it at about noon Tuesday.

Elwin says the body was found east of the Nisqually Reservation and northwest of Yelm.