Body found in Portland

Portland police say a body has been recovered near 1685 Congress St. (WGME)

PORTLAND (WGME) -- A body has been discovered in Portland, and police are investigating who it is, and how it got there.

The remains were found around 1:30 Tuesday afternoon on outer Congress Street, near Frost Street, in the Stroudwater neighborhood.

We're told the body is partially decomposed, and authorities don't know for sure if the body is male or female.

Police are working with the State Medical Examiner’s Office to determine an identity and cause of death.

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