APALACHIN (WBNG) — State Police Commander Erik Dauber has confirmed with 12 News the body found has been identified as 37-year-old Casie J. Weese.
She was reported missing Sunday.
Police found her body along Route 434 between Vestal and Apalachin. They say she was found her in a wooded area.
State police say its “extremely” early in the investigation and a lot unknown as of Thursday afternoon.
2:03 PM UPDATE:
APALACHIN (WBNG) — Our 12 News crew at the scene witnessed a tarp covering the scene.
A short time later, State Police say the body of a female was removed from an area between 434 and 17 Eastbound.
Route 434 Westbound is block to traffic at the Broome-Tioga county line.
State Police are on the scene along with, the Apalachin Fire Department, the New York State Department of Transportation.
APALACHIN (WBNG) — According to our 12 News crew who is on the scene, there is a heavy Police presence on NY-17 eastbound between Exit 66, Owego and Exit 67S in Vestal.
According to 511NY.org, both lanes are blocked until further notice.
They say, all Eastbound traffic will be diverted from NY 17E at Exit 66 in Apalachin to Route 434 East to Exit 67 Interchange for re-entry to NY 17 East.
This is a developing story. Stay with 12 News for further updates.