Woman's Body Found Along Highway 21 In Nacogdoches County

A gruesome discovery Tuesday afternoon in Nacogdoches County.

The body of a woman was found off of Highway 21 near Chireno. Sheriff Thomas Kerss says there are more questions than answers in the case.

Authorities say a man came into the Chireno Grocery Store Tuesday afternoon and told the clerk he'd seen what he thought was a body.

"Did find the body of a black female. We do not have an identity established at this time. It appears she was killed by multiple stab wounds." says Nacogdoches County Sheriff Thomas Kerss.

Authorities want to speak to the man who first reported the incident.

They believe he could have more information for them.

There was no identification on the body.

The age of the victim is estimated to be from the 30's to the 50's.