OCEAN TOWNSHIP — Local law enforcement is working to identify the body of a man found in the woods of a Jersey Shore town on Saturday.

The body of a 35-year-old Hispanic man was found in a wooded area off Collins Avenue near the Twinbrook Apartments late in the afternoon, according to Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office spokesman Charles Webster.

Webster did not disclose the man's identity but said he lived in Ocean Township.

An autopsy is scheduled for Sunday to determine a cause of death.

Contact reporter Dan Alexander at Dan.Alexander@townsquaremedia.com.

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