ROMULUS (WWJ) – Michigan State Police are investigating after a body was found in a ditch on the ramp from eastbound I-94 to southbound I-275 in Romulus.

Police tell WWJ Newsradio 950 that a Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) work crew made the discovery in a swampy area, at around 3 p.m. on Wednesday.

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No information was immediately available as to the identity of the victim. The body is decomposed to a point where it’s still unclear whether the deceased is a man or a woman, according to police.

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Special Investigations Section detectives are working along with the MSP Forensic Lab on the investigation.

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An autopsy will be conducted by the Wayne County Medical Examiner to determine cause of death.