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February 22, 2016

Body found at scene of fire at South Jersey mobile home park

Officials trying to identify man

Authorities are trying to identify a man whose body was found at the scene of a fire in South Jersey Monday.

Officials say the fire occurred at Shaw Crest Mobile Home Park near the intersection of Diane and Channel avenues. There, responding officers found a maintenance trailer fully engulfed in flames.

When the fire was put out, authorities say the remains of the unidentified male were discovered. The man was wearing a red and black plaid flannel shirt and gray sweat pants, according to prosecutors.

Authorities did give details on the possible cause of the fire. An ongoing investigation is underway. 

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact authorities through any of the following ways: the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office at 609-465-1135; Lower Township Police Department at 609-886-1619 or anonymously at 609-886-2711, ext. 156; through the Cape May County Sheriff’s Tip Line at and click on anonymous tip; through the Cape May County Crime-Stoppers at 609-465-2800 or 877-465-2801.