ATLANTA — Authorities are conducting a homicide investigation after a woman's body was found on Donald Lee Hollowelll Parkway Thursday.

Atlanta Police were called to the scene around 8:54 a.m. where 31-year-old Shannon Welch was found dead.

APD said they can confirm that this is a homicide investigation. However, the cause of death is pending the autopsy results.

No other information about a possible suspect or the circumstances of her death were available.

This is a developing story. 11Alive will provide updates as we receive them.