Body found on Montgomery County church property

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Texas - According to deputies, a body was found on the property of Stonebridge Church in Montgomery County Monday afternoon.

It happened Monday afternoon on Stonebridge Church Drive near FM 1488.

"We received a 911 call that a subject believed they located a body laying on the grounds here," said Lt. Brady Fitzgerald of the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office. 

Investigators said a man found the body near a recreational area in the church woods. The major crimes unit is now handling the case, but so far, detectives said it's unclear how the person died and how long the body had been on church grounds.

We'll bring you more details on the story as they come into the newsroom.

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