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Body found near train tracks in Chanute

Marc LaVoie

Body found near train tracks in Chanute

By Marc LaVoie. CREATED Nov 21, 2013

Police in Chanute are investigating the discovery of a body near some railroad tracks in a wooded area.

The initial investigation reveals no signs of foul play. An autopsy will determine the cause of death.

Detectives say they are following up on leads in an effort to confirm the identity of the remains. A news release from the City of Chanute did not reveal whether the remains were that of a male or female.