CORAM - A body has been discovered in the woods at the corner of Hawkins Avenue and Old Town Road in Coram.

According to police, the discovery was made by a young child, who saw the body near a well-used path.

People who live nearby are shocked, and say they never noticed anything suspicious, considering the body was found near a busy intersection.

Investigators are now determining how long the body was there, along with a cause of death.