NEPTUNE TOWNSHIP — The badly burned body of a 65-year-old man was found Thursday evening in the woods.

Investigators have not released many details about the gruesome find, but told the public that the incident does not appear suspicious and that there is no danger to the public, suggesting that there was no crime involved.

Township police were alerted to the body by a 911 call.

Investigators on Friday were still waiting for autopsy and toxicology reports.

Police ask anyone who may have witnessed the incident to call Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office Detective John Leibfried at 800-533-7443 or Neptune Township Police Department Detective Eric Chun at 732-988-800.

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