Body found wrapped in blanket at Picacho Lake

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A body was found wrapped in a blanket at Picacho Lake. By Jennifer Thomas A body was found wrapped in a blanket at Picacho Lake. By Jennifer Thomas

COOLIDGE, Ariz. -- Pinal County sheriff's deputies are investigating after a body was found on the north end of Picacho Lake, south of Coolidge.

The lake bed is currently dry.

Sheriff's office spokesman Elias Johnson said a citizen discovered the body wrapped in a blanket Monday afternoon.

Authorities have not said if the victim is a man or a woman.

The sheriff's office is investigating the cause of death as well as attempting to identify the body.