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Body of woman found along snowmobile trail in rural East Grand Forks

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a woman whose body was found Friday afternoon along a snowmobile trail in rural East Grand Forks.

A news release said the Sheriff’s Office and the East Grand Forks Fire Department responded to the scene about 4:30 p.m. Friday at  18711 445th Ave. S.W. An initial inspection did not show suspicious activity.

The body was taken to the UND Forensic Medical Examiner’s Office for an autopsy. The name of the woman was not being released until family could be notified.

A dispatcher at the Sheriff’s Office on Saturday said no further information would be released at this time.