Longview -- Gregg County authorities are on the scene of a where a body was found this afternoon just off Interstate 20 outside of Longview.

The location is near Estes Parkway and I-20 , just outside the Longview City limits. Authorities who are on the scene say the female body was discovered shortly after noon today. Investigators are gathering evidence and traffic along the interstate in the westbound lane is moving slowly. An autopsy has been ordered to  determine a positive identification and cause of death.