WEST SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — An investigation is underway after the body of a woman was found in a canal below the Highway 50 bridge in West Sacramento.

West Sacramento police say the woman’s body was discovered little after 11 a.m. Wednesday.

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She was in a cement canal east of Jefferson Boulevard and below the Pioneer Bridge.

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Exactly how the woman died is now under investigation.

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The name of the woman has not been released at this point.