UPDATE: New information has been released after a body was found in Ringgold Sunday morning.

Sheriff Sisk said they believe the woman most likely drowned accidentally.

The woman was 77 and from Ringgold, but her name has not yet been released.

Her body will be sent to Atlanta where an autopsy will be performed.


PREVIOUS STORY: A death investigation is underway in Ringgold.

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation confirmed to Channel 3 that their agents are assisting the Catoosa County Sheriff's Office.

Catoosa County Sheriff Gary Sisk said the body was found near Chickamauga Creek. They are investigating to determine if the body was found in the water or not.

Channel 3 has learned that a portion of Depot Street is blocked.

Details are limited at this time.

Channel 3 will keep you updated as we learn more.