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Body Found in Bloomfield Vehicle Not a Homicide

By rlsmetro on

Police are continuing to investigate what caused the death of a man who was found inside a vehicle in a residential neighborhood in the township.

Cops were called to the 200 block of Lakewood Drive shortly before 8 p.m. after receiving reports of suspicious activities when arriving officers located a vehicle with an unidentified person inside unconscious and unresponsive. The person was later pronounced dead at the scene reports said.

According to a spokesperson for the Essex County Prosecutor's Office, the death was not ruled a homicide.

The final cause of death will be determine by the Regional Medical Examiners office. Authorities did not immediately released the identity of the person.

Surfacing reports which alleged that the victim was occupying a stolen vehicle when found, was not immediately confirmed by authorities.

The Bloomfield Police Department is handling the investigation.