Elk Grove police officers and forensics are investigating a body that was found in a field near highway 99 and Sheldon Road this afternoon. Witnesses said they saw officers in the field before 3 pm this afternoon. A Sacramento Coroner van arrived on the scene after 4:30 pm. The body was removed in a white bag, shortly before 5:30 pm. No word yet on cause of death, or condition of the body.
Updated. According to police this is an apparent suicide.