6ABC reports that the New Jersey State Police are investigating the discovery of human remains on Dog Beach at the base of a bridge leading into Ocean City.

According to the report, the remains were found by a passerby on Monday, September 9.

New Jersey State Police have confirmed to Action News that the remains are that of a human.

The dog beach, in between Longport and Ocean City, is a popular spot for dog owners to let their dogs run and swim in the bay.

An active investigation is underway, police said. No further details about the investigation have been revealed.

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