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Body of Man Found Behind Store in Newark's North Ward

By rlsmetro on

Police recovered the body of an adult male behind a store in Newark's North Ward Saturday afternoon.

According to police, reports of an unconscious male sent police to the vicinity of 458 Summer Avenue at approximately 4:37 p.m.

Units arrived to find the unidentified male lying on the ground behind the store unconscious and unresponsive.

The victim was pronounced dead a short time later, according to police.

Police have not reported suspicious activities at this time. There is no active homicide investigation, according to The Essex County Prosecutor's Office.