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Autumn Pasquale (Photo: Facebook)

Autumn Pasquale (Photo: Facebook)

(CNN) — A 12-year-old girl was found dead Monday, authorities said, in a New Jersey recycling container.

Some 200 law enforcement members have been searching for Autumn Pasquale, the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office said, since Saturday when the 12-year-old went missing from her New Jersey home.

Also a Facebook page had been created to help in the search for her.

The family has been notified.

“This is a very sad day for the Pasquale family,” said Gloucester County Prosecutor Sean F. Dalton.”Our hearts go out to the family.”

Pasquale was last seen Saturday night when she rode her bike from her home in the town of Clayton, New Jersey.

She was set to turn 13 next week.

Authorities did not release any information on a suspect in the case.