The Manatee County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a body of a woman was found Tuesday afternoon on Bishop Harbor Road north of Palmetto.
Investigators said there is evidence of foul play, and they are treating the case as a homicide.
Sheriff's office spokesman Dave Bristow said a body of a woman was found on the side of the road in the 8600 block of Bishop Harbor Road, near Frog Creek. The call came into the sheriff's office about 1:30 p.m.
Bristow said the woman appeared to be in her 20s.
Anyone with information can call the sheriff's office at 941-747-3011 or Crime Stoppers at 866-634-TIPS.