Body believed to be missing New Jersey teen discovered in Virginia park

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WASHINGTON, Va. — A search for a New Jersey teenager who went missing in a Virginia national park has been suspended after authorities discovered remains preliminarily identified as the 18-year-old.

Shenandoah National Park officials said the body of a man believed to be Ty Sauer, of Union Beach, New Jersey, was recovered around 3 p.m. Monday near the boundary of the park.

Officials say the body is being transported from Rappahannock County to the medical examiner’s office in Manassas for formal identification and to determine a cause of death.

Authorities say the remains were found near where Sauer was last seen Thursday.

Officials didn’t comment on the circumstances surrounding his disappearance.

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