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Body of Woman Recovered from Boonton Reservoir


Search and rescue crews recovered the body of a 35-year-old woman who entered the Boonton Reservoir Sunday evening.

According to a preliminary investigation, police were told that an apparent suicidal male jumped into the water near Washington Street and Reservoir Drive at approximately 7:15 p.m. and did not come out of the reservoir.

Emergency responders, search and rescue crews joined a NJ State Police helicopter for a several hour search for the victim, according to Morris County officials.

Offcials say the unconscious and unresponsive victim was pulled from the water near the Knoll Road in Parsippany just before 9:40 p.m. then pronounced dead at the scene.

Police are in the early stages of the investigation on what transpired during the incident, according to Morris County officials.