A body found in some marsh in Atlantic City Sunday morning was identified as that of a missing 49-year-old man.
According to Atlantic City police, a woman was walking her pet just before 8:30 a.m. in the area of the 1800 block of Horace Bryant Drive when she reported seeing what looked like a body in the water.
The area is known as the Penrose Avenue Canal.
Police say a body was discovered partially in the marsh and was taken to the medical examiner's office.
Later in the day, the body was identified as 49-year-old Patrick Jacobs of Atlantic City, according to the medical examiner's office. Jacobs was last seen on April 6 at his home on the 1500 block of North Ohio Avenue, police said.
Investigators say his last contact was through his cell phone to a friend on the day he was last seen around 11 p.m.
Police say there was no sign of foul play and no sign of trauma to the body, however a cause of death has not been determined.
In the wake of yesterday’s system, icy spots will be a concern for the region along with the bitter cold. Look for lows in the teens and 20S. Highs close to 30. West winds 5-10 mph with feels like temperatures in the teens. Bundle up and watch for icy patches on roads and sidewalks.
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