by Jackson Sveen

Cornelius Police Department were conducting a death investigation this morning in the parking lot

behind Touchstone Health Associates,  in Oakhurst, 17810 Statesville Road, Cornelius.

The police have not released any information on the identity of the person.

The body was taken away around 10:20 a.m.

Capt. David Baucom of the Cornelius PD told the Herald that the body was near a silver Toyota Avalon that police later removed from the crime scene.

Betsy Shores from the Cornelius PD has not said what the cause of death was, but said "the community is not in danger and (Cornelius PD) are not looking for a suspect at this time."

"We treat every scene as a crime scene, suicide or murder, whatever else until we know otherwise," Baucom said.