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Sources: Burned, naked body found on Brooklyn beach is missing 14-year-old girl

NEW YORK -- The burned, naked body found on a beach Sunday has been identified as a missing 14-year-old girl.

Law enforcement sources told NBC New York on Tuesday that the body found in Gerritsen Beach in Brooklyn was Shaniesha Forbes, who had been missing since Friday.

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She was burned on her legs, arms and hands and was found face up on the beach. A law enforcement official told NBC New York that investigators also located a kerosene can and signs of a bonfire nearby.

The cause of death is still pending.