Authorities are investigating the death of a female whose body was found north of Rifle.

The Garfield County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release that it responded about 2 p.m. Wednesday to a call about a body discovered in a field about 75-100 yards west of Colorado Highway 13 near mile marker 3.

The Garfield County Coroner’s Office was contacted and an autopsy ordered. Sheriff’s spokesman Walt Stowe said no identification was found on the body.