SHERMAN, Texas (KTEN) — Sherman police say the case of a person who was found dead near Old Settlers Park early Sunday morning is now being investigated as a murder.

Sgt. Brett Mullen said officers were alerted to the body along the railroad tracks under the Grand Avenue overpass at 3:35 a.m. Sunday.

He added Tuesday that the Texas Rangers are now assisting in the investigation.

The victim has been identified as Nikkoli Van Nortwick, 22, of Sherman.