Body found in Shark River Park in New Jersey is missing man

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Friday, February 24, 2017

WALL TOWNSHIP, New Jersey (WABC) -- Authorities are investigating a murder mystery in New Jersey.

A man was found dead in a park two weeks after he was reported missing.

A park ranger found the body of 29-year-old Trupal Patel Wednesday morning in Shark River Park, in Wall Township.

Patel was reported missing to the Asbury Park Police by a friend on February 9th.

The car Patel was driving was found abandoned on an Asbury Park Street that same day.

Investigators believe he was murdered.