CLAYTON, NJ - Nearly an hour after the conclusion of a candlelight vigil in Clayton for missing 12-year old Autumn Pasquale, her body was found in a recycling bin less than a mile from her home.

Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office has preliminarily identified the body of a girl found at about 10:00 p.m. Monday near her home as that of Autumn Pasquale, according to a statement released by Bernie Weisenfeld, spokesman for the Gloucester County Prosecutor's Office.

She was last seen Saturday at 12:30 p.m. riding her bicycle away from her home.  Text messages were sent from her phone as late as 2:30 p.m. Saturday.  

The perpetrator is still at large.