The Cherokee County Sheriffs Department was called to a location on County Road 70 at around 10:30 Wednesday morning, in response to a 9-1-1 call of a body being discovered in a pond, near the victim’s home.

Cherokee County Sheriff’s Department Investigator Mark Hicks stated, that upon preliminary investigation, no foul play is suspected.

The body of the woman, thought to be in her fifties, will be sent to the state forensics lab in Huntsville for an autopsy.

Well have more on this story as information is made available.