UPDATE: Missing NJ baby found dead in woods identified

Father charged with murder in South Jersey toddler’s death

Camden County prosecutors have identified a toddler found dead in a wooded area within a South Jersey town as 3-year-old Brendan Link Creato.

Investigators do not reportedly believe the child’s death is supicious.

But prosecutors say the results of the autopsy are pending and the investigation is ongoing.

No arrests have been reported and no criminal charges have been filed.

The toddler was initially reported missing on Tuesday around 6 a.m. and was found dead three hours later in the woods in Haddon Township, in Cooper River Park.He was located that morning by a K-9 unit from the Delaware River Port Authority, prosecutors said.

Prosecutors are asking tipstersto contact Camden County Prosecutor’s Office Detective Michael Rhoads at (856) 225-8561 or Haddon Township Police Detective Don Quinn at (856) 833-6208.

Tips can also be emailed to[email protected].

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