EDISON - The Gloucester County prosecutor is defending the response to the disappearance of 12-year-old Autumn Pasquale.

Pasquale was found dead days after she was reported missing. Her family alleges law enforcement did not launch an intensive enough search.

The prosecutor said that investigators worked around the clock to find the girl and poured their hearts and souls into the investigation. NJ looks at response to slain girl's disappearance

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