Police are investigating after a body was found in New Castle Wednesday evening.

A passerby spotted the body of a woman down an embankment near a pond along Cascade Boulevard shortly before 6:30 p.m.

State Police issued a news release identifying the woman as 27-year-old Jackie Lynn Rouzzo of New Castle.

Investigators have yet to release the cause or circumstances surrounding the death.

Police are asking anyone with information about the incident to call them at 724-598-2211.