Police Seek Leads On Body Found in Highlands


missing man highlands 123013Police are asking for the public’s help identifying a man in his 20s whose body washed ashore in Monmouth County in New Jersey over a year ago at the Gateway Marina in Highlands Dec 30, 2013.

Investigators have released a sketch of the man who they say have no DNA matches in the FBI’s Combined DNA Index System and no missing persons report appears to match the man.

The prosecutor’s office and New Jersey State Police, who are jointly investigating the death, found no matches for the man’s DNA profile in the FBI’s system and determined that there were no missing persons reports for anyone matching his description, authorities said.

Anyone who recognizes any aspects of the man in the composite sketch or anyone with more information is asked to call prosecutor’s office Detective Andrea Tozzi at 1-800-533-7443, or state police Detective Steve Urbanski at 609-882-2000 ext. 2554.