HOUSTON The body of a female has been found in north Harris County, Precinct 4 Constables said.

Investigators said the body was found in the 13410 block of Bammel North Houston.

A man was walking his dog along the bayou near a wastewater treatment plant when his dog picked up a scent and led him to the body, investigators said.

Precinct 4 officials said the body was wrapped in a blanket. They were waiting for the medical examiner to arrive.

It s unclear whether the body found is Blanca Pena, a 43-year-old wife and mother who has been missing since Saturday.

Pena lives just a few minutes from the location.

Her son went to check on her Saturday when she didn t show up at work at Gringo s Restaurant.

She wasn t at home, but her son found blood stains on her bed and in several rooms of her house.

The Pena family was at the scene, waiting for information on the identity of the person found.

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