Body found between subway tracks near Wall Street

FILE Police officers inside the Wall Street subway station. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

A decomposed body was found in a subway tunnel near Wall Street early Monday, police said.

Track workers discovered the body at around 1:30 a.m. near the Wall Street station on the 2 and 3 line, a police spokesperson said. The body was found between the tracks. It was burned and badly decomposed and had been there for some time, police said.

The medical examiner's office will determine the cause of death.

Get breaking news alerts in the FOX5NY News app. Download for FREE!