WHITESBORO, N.J. (CBS) — Investigators believe a body found earlier this week in Whitesboro, New Jersey may be that of a missing teen. The unidentified body was found Wednesday in a wooded area along the 200 block of East Lena Street in the Whitesboro section of Middle Township.
The human remains have not been positively identified but investigators say evidence found at the scene leads detectives to believe the individual is 18-year-old Leila Bellamy.READ MORE: CBS3 Mysteries: Detectives Searching For Man They Believe Can Help Solve Santino Thomas' Murder Case
Bellamy was last seen on July 14.READ MORE: Sharon Hill Borough Council Launches Independent Investigation Into Fatal Shooting Of 8-Year-Old Fanta Bility
Middle Township’s Major Crimes Unit has been investigating Bellamy’s disappearance with the help of several other departments since she went missing.
The Southern Regional Medical Office will conduct a thorough examination to confirm the identity of the individual.MORE NEWS: 19-Year-Old Man Killed In Double Shooting Inside Port Richmond Home, Police Say
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