Body found in search for missing 23-year-old New Jersey man, family says

Family members of a missing New Jersey man tell FOX 29 that authorities found a body during their search Monday night.

New Jersey State Police on Monday shared a missing person alert for 23-year-old Jonathan Morris of Bridgeton, New Jersey.

Detectives said Morris was last seen leaving his job as a mental healthcare worker on Jan. 28. The circumstance surrounding his disappearance made authorities believe that he could be in harm's way. 

Morris's family told FOX 29 that he is a diabetic and had been without his insulin for the duration of his disappearance. 

A search party comprised of loved ones and local authorities discovered a bloody jacket and blood inside an abandoned car that he was last known to be driving. It's believed the body found Monday night was near the same location.

Police told family members that a body was found, but they did not confirm if it was Morris. 



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