posted on August 07, 2010 20:19
The Genesee County Sheriff's Department this evening is investigating a corpse found lying near the CSX railroad tracks beneath the Route 33 overpass in Stafford.
The site of the discovery is just outside the Town of Batavia line, near the R & D Electronics Outlet Center. The body was apparently spotted by a CSX freight train operator headed westbound at 5:53am this morning.
According to the release from the Sheriff's Office, the body has been identified as 47-year-old Deborah A Maniace of Batavia. She was pronounced dead at the scene by the county coroner.
The victim's body has been transported to the Monroe County Medical Examiner's Office for autopsy. No official cause of death has been discovered at this hour.
The investigation by the Sheriff's Department continues this evening.