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Help sought in identifying human remains found in Perth Amboy

Posted at 4:17 AM, Mar 21, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-21 04:17:31-04

New Jersey State police need the help identifying the individual in the composite sketch. (NJSP)

PERTH AMBOY, N.J. – Police are seeking public’s assistance in identifying human remains found in New Jersey last summer.

State police discovered the human remains in Perth Amboy on August 12, 2016, authorities said. With the help of a state anthropologist, authorities were able to reconstruct the remains to establish a composite stretch, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NJ State Police Missing Persons Unit at 609-882-2000, ext. 2554 or Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit 732-745-3300.