Police were on the scene around 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Police are investigating after discovering a body on Pittsburgh’s North Side on Tuesday morning.

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A man’s body was found along California Avenue outside, wrapped in plastic.

(Photo Credit: KDKA Photojournalist Dan Vojtko)

A woman in the basement of a nearby residence was taken in for questioning.

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“When officers arrived to the door, they noticed an object wrapped in plastic near the front door. Officers looked and they discovered it was a deceased body. Officers then did a protective sweep inside the house where they found a woman hiding in the basement,” Pittsburgh Police Assistant Public Information Officer Maurice Matthews said.

(Photo Credit: KDKA Photojournalist Dan Vojtko)

Police say that they located the body while searching for a missing person.

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Stay with KDKA for more on this developing story.