KENEFICK, Texas - Authorities are investigating after a female's body was found in an abandoned church.

According to the Liberty County Sheriff's Office, the caretaker of the grounds of an abandoned church found a badly decomposed body Wednesday morning on the property in the 5900 block of FM 1008. 

Sgt. Ungles said that the body appeared to be that of a fully dressed white female but the cause of death or identification was possible to confirm. An autopsy will be conducted by the Jefferson Count Medical Examiner's Office.