The body of a woman was found in the bushes off Winchester and Scott roads, in the Unincorporated Area of Winchester near Temecula Thursday afternoon by a propane truck driver, the Press Enterprise reports.
Riverside County sheriff's Central Homicide detectives were called to investigate, according to the Press Enterprise, and have not ruled out homicide, a traffic collision or natural causes as the cause of her death.
Because of the investigation, Highway 79 (Winchester) north between Scott Road and Domenigoni Parkway was closed, reports murrieta.patch.com, but was reopened to through traffic at about nine P.M.
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Washington was also closed from Winchester to Benton. Traffic was being routed west through Menifee on Scott Road, to Interstate 215.
The the woman has not been identified, according to the Press Enterprise, but coroner's and forensics officials were investigating.