PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- An investigation is underway in South Jersey after the discovery of human remains.
The remains were found by a passerby on Monday, September 9 on a "dog beach" just outside of Ocean City, New Jersey.
New Jersey State Police confirm to Action News that the remains are that of a human.
An active investigation is underway, police said.
Further details surrounding the discovery have not yet been revealed.
Human remains found on dog beach near Ocean City, New Jersey: Police