Essex County Prosecutor: Body Found in Dumpster

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Essex County Prosecutor: Body Found in Dumpster

Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II and Newark Public Safety Director Fritz Fragé announced today that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force is investigating the death of a man whose body was found in a dumpster in Newark.

On September 28, at about 5:19 p.m., Newark police received a report of a male body found inside a dumpster on the 600 block of Clinton Avenue, Newark. Arriving officers found the body at that location. The adult male, pronounced dead at the scene at 5:40 p.m., is unidentified. A pending autopsy will determine his cause of death.

The investigation is active and ongoing. No arrests have been made. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office tips line at 1-877-TIPS-4EC or 1-877-847-7432. Calls will be kept confidential.

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