PLYMOUTH — A body found in West Plymouth Monday is the apparent victim of a homicide on Cape Cod.

Wicked Local/Plymouth is reporting the body was found in the woods off Federal Furnace Road late Monday morning, near the Plymouth Municipal Airport. it was discovered by detectives from the Barnstable County District Attorney's Office. The body is related to a missing person case from Mashpee earlier this month.

The paper reports the detectives had previously searched the area last week, but returned Monday with more specific information.