Navy training torpedoes found during home demolition

 Below the home's foundation are these two training torpedoes. (Photo courtesy of the South Toms River Police Department)

Below the home's foundation are these two training torpedoes. (Photo courtesy of the South Toms River Police Department)

A demolition crew discovered two torpedoes under the house they were tearing down on Tuesday in South Toms River, New Jersey. 

Several agencies, including explosive ordinance disposal technicians with the Navy responded. Police say the Navy technicians determined they were replica torpedoes used in training.  The Navy took possession of the torpedoes for proper disposal.

It’s unclear how they wound up under the structure.

The Associated Press contributed to this story.

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