The Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office has not yet released any additional information regarding a body that was discovered Saturday evening in Hamilton Township after a fire.

Atlantic County Prosecutor Ted Housel said Saturday that the body was found in the area Saturday afternoon.

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The location of the fire and body have not yet been disclosed, and the death has not yet been ruled a homicide, Housel said. An autopsy was scheduled for 5 p.m. today.

The Mizpah Fire Company was called at 1:40 p.m. to a fire near the intersection of Landis and Estelle Avenues.

The Major Crimes Arson Unit is investigating, Housel said.

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