JACKSON COUNTY — The body of an unidentified woman was found off Old U.S. Road early Thursday morning.

Authorities are treating the case as a suspected homicide. The victim, who is believed to have been deceased since Wednesday night or early Thursday morning, was discovered in a grassy area behind an old farm storage building.

She is described as an African-American woman in her 20s or 30s with a medium build. She was wearing a turquoise shirt and tan pants. No other details have been released at this time.

Anyone with information regarding possible missing persons fitting the woman’s description is asked to contact the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office at 850-482-9648.