NEW ORLEANS – Police are investigating after a woman’s body was found on railroad tracks off Chef Menteur Highway Friday morning.

According to the New Orleans Police Department, the body was found near the intersection of Old Gentilly Road and Chef Menteur Highway.

“No additional information is available at this time,” a statement from the NOPD said.

An Eyewitness News crew is en route to the scene.

This is a developing story. Stay with WWL-TV and WWLTV.com for updates as new information becomes available.