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.
The rest of the holiday weekend continues to look warmer and unsettled. Shower and thunderstorm chances increase late Sunday and Labor Day.
The heat and humidity will continue to expand Sunday into Labor Day. There is a risk of scattered showers and thunderstorms both day. Best chance will be in the afternoon and evening.
Sunday (88/69): Clouds/Storm
Monday (90/71): Clouds/Storm
Tuesday (92/72): Clouds/Storm
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