Body found in recycling bin is missing Clayton girl

Gloucester County Prosecutor Sean Dalton said this morning they don't have any suspects in the death of 12-year-old Autumn Pasquale, whose body was found in

CLAYTON - Gloucester County Prosecutor Sean Dalton said this morning they don't have any suspects in the death of 12-year-old Autumn Pasquale, whose body was found in a recycling bin two days after she was reported missing.

This afternoon, police removed a white bicycle that appeared to match the one Autumn Pasquale was riding from a home on East Clayton Avenue, the same home where authorities located the recycling bin that contained her body.

At a press conference earlier this morning, family members thanked the community for the outpouring of support and for helping in the search for the young girl.

Last night, hundreds of community members gathered near the town's municipal building for a candlelight vigil hoping for her safe return.

Pasquale was reported missing from her Clayton home at 9:30 p.m. Saturday, and had been the subject of a massive search by hundreds of law enforcement agencies and volunteers.

Prosecutor Dalton has not yet labeled the death a homicide. He said a criminal investigation is ongoing, but no arrests have been made.

Authorities have not disclosed any other information as to how they were led to the area where the body was discovered. Officials have not released the cause of death because the autopsy results are pending.

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