CLEARWATER, Fla. (970 WFLA) - Clearwater Police are investigating the death of a woman after her body was discovered late Saturday afternoon in a ditch near the Pinellas Trail.

Police say they were called to the scene after a passer-by found the body shortly after 4:30 p.m. west of the trail and north of Fairmont Street.

The case has been labeled a suspicious death.

Police say an autopsy will determine the cause of death. Detectives could not figure out the age or race of the victim due to decomposition, police said.