State Police are looking for the public's help after a 19-year-old woman was found dead in a wooded area of Salem County.

Danyelle Minerva of Atco was discovered off Woodstown-Alloway Road in Alloway Township on Monday afternoon, state police said. Tree service workers found her body while working in the area.

Minerva had been missing since last October. State Police said in community alerts last year she was last seen in Bridgeton, at the Riggins Gas Station, on, Oct. 15, and her last contact with her family was on Oct. 14.

There were unconfirmed sightings of Minerva in Atlantic City in November.

In a Facebook group dedicated to finding Minerva, family members said services will be Monday at the Wooster Funeral Home. Donations could be sent directly to the home to or to a GoFundMe account to help pay for funeral expenses

The State Police Major Crimes Unit, Crime Scene Investigation Office, Troop A Criminal Investigation Office, and troopers from Woodstown Station responded to the scene Monday to investigate.

Authorities have not released any information on how they believe she died, or whether the death is considered a homicde.

They're asking anyone with information to contact the New Jersey State Police Major Crime Unit's Detective Sergeant Glen Garrels at 609-882-2000 ext. 3355 or Woodstown Station at 856-769-0775. Anonymous tips are welcome, police said.

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