Woman's body found in northwest Austin

Police are investigating after a body of a woman was found in northwest Austin on Thursday. 

Austin police say a call came in after 11 a.m. to report a body that was found in the 10000 block of Lake Creek Parkway. Austin-Travis County EMS says the body was located in a wooded area near a creek. The woman, who was in her 40s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

APD's homicide unit is on the way to the scene.