WOODBRIDGE, N.J. - The victim of a garage fire on New Year's Day has been identified, Middlesex County Acting Prosecutor Christopher L.C. Kuberiet and Director Robert Hubner of the Woodbridge Police Department announced Thursday.

Jedidiah Timm, 35, of the Fords section of Woodbridge has been identified by the Middlesex County Regional Medical Examiner’s Office as the victim who was discovered shortly after the fire which occurred near Dunbar Avenue and Poplar Street at approximately 5:41 p.m.

After the fire was extinguished by the Fords Fire Department, Timm's body was located in the garage area, said police.

The investigation is active and is continuing. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Jorge Quesada of the Woodbridge Police Department at 732-634-7700, or Detective Kevin Schroeck of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office at 732-745-4194.