Death investigation underway in Cornelius

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A death investigation is underway after person was found dead Wednesday evening in Cornelius, police said. 

The investigation began late Wednesday, Nov. 29 in the area of Schooner Drive. The area was shut down for a period of time overnight. 

No word on the identity of the person or circumstances surrounding the person's death. 

Cornelius police told FOX 46 Charlotte there is no threat in the area. 

This is a developing story, check back with us for more updates.