Body Found in South Jersey Lake

A fisherman made the gruesome find in Burlington County

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    The body of an adult male was found in Sylvan Lake in Burlington Township on Tuesday.

    A man's body was discovered in Sylvan Lake in Burlington Township on Tuesday afternoon.

    A fisherman made the discovery around 2:15 p.m., according to the Burlington County Prosecutor's Office.

    The man has not yet been identified. An autopsy will be performed by the Burlington County Medical Examiner, said investigators.

    An emergency vehicle responding to the scene was involved in an accident on route 130 near High Street in Burlington. Two people were injured.