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MARSHVILLE, N.C. -- A body was discovered in a car in Union County early Sunday morning.

Marshville Police were called out to White Street around 3 a.m. in Marshville after a group of people found a woman in a parked car on the wrong side of the road.

Police say the group found the 34-year-old woman in a white passenger car.

The woman's identity has not been released; authorities say they're still working to contact the victim's mother who lives out of state.

Police are treating the case as a homicide.

The Marshville Police chief says this neighborhood is not known for crime.

Editor's Note: In an earlier version of this story, it was reported the victim was found in a brown Jeep Grand Cherokee; Police have corrected this information and report that the woman was found in a white passenger car.

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