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Body Discovered Near Battleship New Jersey In Camden

CAMDEN, N.J. (CBS) – The body of a female, believed to be in her late teens or early twenties, was discovered Sunday morning in the Delaware River, according to authorities in Camden County.

Police say the body was found near Battleship New Jersey by an employee at about 10 a.m. Camden Police and the Camden County Park Police were called out to the location and discovered the body of an African American woman.

Authorities have identified the victim, but they are not releasing her name pending notification of her family.

There is no word on the exact cause of death at this time. Police continue to investigate.

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