CHICO, Calif. -

Chico Police are investigating after a woman's body was found in Bidwell Park.

The body was found by a passerby and reported to police at 8:28 a.m. Thursday.

According to Chico Police Lt. Dave Britt, the body was in the creek bed along Big Chico Creek near the CARD (Chico Area Park and Recreation District) Center.  The location is near Mangrove  Avenue.

Police have taped off the area.  Britt said it's adjacent to a transient camp.  He added there were no obvious signs of foul play.  The cause of death remains under investigation.

Stay with KRCR News Channel 7 for updates.