LEWISTON — Police are investigating after a body was discovered Friday afternoon in a wooded area beneath the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge.

Early reports were that the body was found inside a tent in the woods on the Lewiston side of the bridge.

Police, fire and rescue crews were called to the area about 4:30 p.m. after a caller reported finding the body.

There was no information about the identity of the deceased. Lewiston police said the body will be brought to the Office of Chief Medical Examiner for an autopsy.

Police said Saturday afternoon that no updates were available as they await the medical examiner’s report.

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