NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A death investigation is underway after a woman’s body was found in the Priest Lake area Monday morning.

The remains were found around 6:15 a.m. along Ned Shelton Road near Bell Road, not far from J. Percy Priest Lake.

According to Metro police, the deceased woman has been identified as Danielle Marie Dupee, 27, of Nashville. Police were able to identify her through her tattoos.

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Ned Shelton body
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Police told News 2 that they believe the body was placed at the scene overnight.

No additional information was immediately released. Ned Shelton Road is now reopened to traffic after being closed earlier today.

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This is a developing story. WKRN News 2 will continue to update this article as new information becomes available.