Missing Child Found Dead in Haddon Township

3-year-old had been reported missing on Tuesday morning.

On Tuesday morning around 6 a.m., police in Haddon Township, New Jersey were notified that a 3-year-old boy was missing from his home on the 100 block of Cooper Street. Within a few hours, he was found dead, according to the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office.

A K-9 unit tracked the child to a wooded area nearby, where the child’s body was found just before 9 a.m. The investigation is ongoing, and his identity has not been released at this time.

This is a developing story.