CLAYTON, N.J. (AP) - The uncle of a missing New Jersey girl is confirming that the 12-year-old's body was found in a home's recycling container.

Paul Spadafora thanked the community for helping to search for Autumn Pasquale.

Officials say the body was found in a recycling bin at a home in Clayton around 10 p.m. Monday.

That was about 48 hours after her family reported her missing and two hours after community members gathered blocks away for a candlelight vigil filled with both tears and hope.

No arrests have been announced in the case.

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