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Homicide Investigation for Missing 11-Year-Old Keansburg Girl Found Dead


There is a homicide investigation underway for an 11-year-old girl who was reported missing in New Jersey Wednesday night was found dead, according to family members.

According to authorities, Abbiegail Smith had last been seen in her family's Keansburg apartment at around 7:40 p.m. Wednesday and was reported missing about an hour later.

The girl's body was found at approxumately 10:45 a.m. Thursday "in the vicinity" of the Hancock Arms Apartments in Keansburg.

The cause of the girl's death has not been confirmed by authorities at this time.