ID released of woman’s body found near Jefferson Twp. park

Published: Saturday, February 18, 2017 @ 7:30 PM

Body Found on Olt Rd

UPDATE @ 7:30 p.m.

A passerby found a woman’s body this morning not far from Arthur O. Fisher Park in Jefferson Twp.

The woman was identified as 43-year-old Tisha Wright, according to the Montgomery County Coroner's Office. Her cause and manner of death were not released, and neither was her place of residence.

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UPDATE @ 1:15 p.m.

More details have been released regarding a death investigation in Jefferson Twp.

Deputies responded at 9:18 a.m. to the report of a body lying in the side yard of an abandoned house in the 1200 block of Olt Road Extension, according to a release from the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office.

The cause and manner of death remain under investigation, but there was evidence of drug abuse near the body, according to the release.

The deceased person’s identity has not been released.

EARLIER

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a death after a body was discovered outside near a home on Olt Road near Arthur O. Fisher Park.

Deputies were called to the scene around 9:30 a.m.

Crime scene tape is up blocking traffic on Olt Road near a small white home where investigators are working.

We’ll update this story as more information becomes available.