VANCOUVER, Wash. -

Authorities say they are investigating after a body was found in a wooded area frequented by transient campers just north of Vancouver.

The Clark County Sheriff's Office said in a news release that someone passing by reported finding the body Thursday afternoon in the Hazel Dell area.

Deputies located the body of an adult but said the identity and gender are unknown at this time.

No obvious cause of death was apparent.

No other information was immediately released.