Report: Man walking dog finds body in Ocean County woods

    A trail in Double Trouble State Park. (Photo: Hypnotica Studios Infinite/stinkiepinkie_infinity via Flickr)

    A trail in Double Trouble State Park. (Photo: Hypnotica Studios Infinite/stinkiepinkie_infinity via Flickr)

    An investigation is underway after a body was discovered last night in an Ocean County state park, authorities said. 

    Police responded to the area of Pinewald-Keswick Road and Double Trouble Road in Double Trouble State Park after a man walking his dog discovered Scott Bennett, 28, of Long Branch, Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office spokesman Al Della Fave told Patch.

    Bennett’s body was found by a tree, and authorities, who are conducting a toxicology test, do not suspect foul play, the report said.  

    JSHN contributors reported a heavy police presence in the area last night. 

    Situated within the Pinelands, Double Trouble State Park spans 8,000 acres in Lacey and Berkeley townships. 

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