Woman's body found floating in Mississippi River in Wis.

Authorities are investigating after a woman's body was found floating in the Mississippi River Tuesday in western Wisconsin.

According to the Pierce County Sheriff's Office, shortly after noon, a fisher notified officials of a body floating in the river near mile marker 795 in Trenton Township.     

Officials recovered an adult female whose identity is unknown at this time. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

The incident remains under investigation by the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office.