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    Police discover body of missing New Jersey teen

    Burlington Township, N.J., police say the body they pulled from a pond this afternoon is that of missing teenager Sarah Townsend. The 18-year-old went missing Monday before school.

     

    Another search of Green Acres Park today led authorities to the body, PhillyBurbs reports.

    Police believe Townsend may have wanted to harm herself, though the family has dismissed that notion. The body was found in the area where Townsend’s car was discovered Monday morning.

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