JENA, La. (AP) — Police say a body found Friday in LaSalle Parish near the Rapides Parish line has been identified as a 56-year-old Pineville woman.

The Town Talk reports the LaSalle Parish Sheriff's Office is treating the death of Mary Worley as a homicide. While the official cause of death has not been determined, deputies say the victim had a gunshot wound to the back of her head.

Worley was reported missing Thursday, just a day before her body was recovered.

LaSalle Parish Sheriff Scott Franklin says the death remains under investigation.

The Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office is assisting in the investigation.