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September 17, 2015

Hunter discovers human skeletal remains in secluded New Jersey woods

Hat, cell phone, glasses, and other belongings found in woods of Buena Vista Township

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091715_NJbodyhat New Jersey State Police/Facebook

Hat found at scene of discovery, reading "Puerto Rico" several times.

New Jersey State Police are searching for answers after a hunter discovered human skeletal remains and several personal items in the secluded woods of Buena Vista Township Thursday morning.

The hunter made the discovery at approximately 10 a.m. and notified police after spotting a hat, a pair of glasses, a bright coat, a cell phone and a lifeguard vest. Detectives from the Major Crimes Unit responded to the scene nearby Main Avenue and U.S. 40 and took pictures of the personal items, which have been posted on Facebook to help in identifying the victim.

Anyone with information or knowledge about the belongings is asked to contact the Buena Vista police station at 609-561-1800 ext 3355.