Body Found Near Hooper

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Dodge County authorities are investigating a body found in an abandoned farmhouse.

The Dodge County Sheriff's Office says a person who rents the farmland where the house is discovered the man's body Friday afternoon. The owner called police after finding the body on the floor.

Dodge County authorities say the body is that of a Hispanic man in his late 30s to early 40s. The police say the man has not been identified yet, but they do say that he is the victim of a homicide. No further details are available as to how he was killed or how long the body has been in the farmhouse.