Human remains were found on the northern portion of Brigantine Beach at 9:47 a.m. on Thursday, according to Sgt. Lawrence Peele, a state police spokesman.
New Jersey State Police, State Park Police and Brigantine Police Department responded to the scene in Brigantine, Peele said.
The remains were transported to the Southern Regional Medical Examiner’s Office and are pending an autopsy, the sergeant said on Friday.
State Police are the lead agency and the case remains under investigation, he said.
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