Dead Body Found Inside Vacant Paterson House

Authorities in Paterson are investigating the findings of a body found inside a vacant residence in the City of Tuesday.

According to preliminary reports, police were called to the 400 block of Main Street, at approximately 5:50 p.m. after nearby residents dialed 911 after encountering a suspicious smell.

Police arrived at the scene and began to search a vacant multi-family building where they found the unidentified person according to reports.

Authorities have launched an active and ongoing investigation, but there were no suspicious activities immediately reported.

Main Street, Paterson, NJ