Sheriff: Body believed to be 16-year-old runaway found in wooded area on Imperial Valley

An investigation is underway after a body was found in a wooded area on Thursday, officials said. 

According to Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez, the body was found in the 18700 block of Imperial Valley in a wooded area. 

Gonzalez said the body showed evidence of trauma. 

Officials said they believe the body is that of a 16-year-old runaway that was reported missing on Sunday. 

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