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Woman’s Decomposing Body Found In Auburn-Gresham

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A woman’s decomposing body was found near the freight tracks at 78th and Wallace streets Thursday morning. (Credit: CBS)

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CHICAGO (CBS) — Police are searching for clues, after a woman’s decomposing body was found Thursday morning near a set of railroad tracks in the Auburn-Gresham neighborhood.

The woman’s body was found near 78th Street and Wallace streets around 6:50 a.m., police said.

The embankment for the freight train tracks runs along the east side of Wallace Street.

Area South detectives are investigating the woman’s death. Further details were not immediately available.

The Sun-Times Media Wire contributed to this report.