Decomposing body found off SR 510



OLYMPIA, Washington - Police in Thurston County have opened a homicide investigation after a motorist discovered a partially decomposed body off State Route 510 on Tuesday.

The body was found near the Red Wind Casino after a motorist stopped to use "nature's facilities," Sheriff’s Office spokesman Greg Elwin told the Nisqually Valley News reported.

Elwin said the case would remain a homicide investigation unless evidence suggested otherwise.

Chopper 7 video shows numerous sheriff's office vehicles and crime scene tape along the highway.