The body of 48-year-old Michael Merz was discovered in a docked boat Tuesday afternoon, by the owner of the Laurel Harbor Marina and Yacht Club, according to New Jersey State Police.

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Detectives from the state police Marine Service Bureau received a 9-1-1 call around 3:30 p.m., reported The Patch.

An investigation is ongoing and an autopsy is pending.

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