Authorities Work to ID Remains Found in South Jersey

By Wire Reports and NBC10.Com
|  Tuesday, Dec 24, 2013  |  Updated 9:47 PM EDT
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Human remains were found in Camden.

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Human remains were found in Camden.

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Authorities are seeking the public's help in identifying remains found off an interstate highway in Camden.

Camden County Prosecutor Warren Faulk says the remains of an 18 to 25-year-old man were found around 3:50 p.m. Friday off I-676, near Morgan Boulevard and Broadway.

A forensic anthropologist determined the person was either mixed race or Hispanic, although inital reports suggested the man was African-American.  The examination also revealed the remains had been at the site for less than a year.

It is not yet clear what caused the man's death or when it happened.

Faulk said the man stood 5 feet, 7 inches tall, weighed 150 to 175 pounds and had extensive dental work, including four crowned front teeth. He was found wearing a light gray hooded sweatshirt.

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