The Perry County sheriff’s office is investigating the discovery of a decomposed body. The victim, a white female, was found on county road 64, west of state route 668 in Perry County, Thursday. The Franklin county morgue indentifies the victim as 52-year-old Nancy Compton of Columbus. The victim was reported missing on January 28th of this year. Detective have not yet determined the cause of death. A Columbus police department homicide detective is heading up the investigation.