AUSTIN COUNTY -

A death investigation is underway after a woman’s body was found in a ditch in Sealy.

The Austin County Sheriff's Office said the 43-year-old woman’s body was found around 10 p.m. Saturday in the 7700 block of Hillboldt Road.

A passerby called police after finding the body in the ditch.

The victim’s name was not immediately released pending family notification.

While authorities continue their investigation, anyone with information concerning this case should call the Austin County Sheriff’s Office at 979-865-3111 or contact Austin County Crime Stoppers at 979-865-2949.