A woman made the discovery while walking her dog along the Delaware River.
Police described it as the lower part of a leg, from the knee down with the foot attached.
It was taken to the Gloucester County Medical Examiner's Office where a DNA sample will be taken in hopes of identifying the victim.
The West Deptford Police Department and the Gloucester County Prosecutor's Office are investigating.
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