Authorities have confirmed that a body was found on a beach in northern Monmouth County on Sunday.
Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office spokesman Charles Webster told NJ.com that the body was discovered shortly before 3:30 p.m. near Anchorage Beach in Sea Bright.
The report says the prosecutor’s office is working to identify the person’s identity and cause of death.
Sources told Word on the Shore, a northern coastal Monmouth County news outlet, that the body is of an African-American woman.
Witnessess at the scene told Jersey Shore Hurricane News that the body came ashore from the ocean.
In Ocean County late Sunday night, an off-duty lifeguard discovered a body matching the description of Zuzana Oravcova, 24, of Slovakia, who went missing in the ocean off Point Pleasant Beach early Sunday morning.