According Dng to a statement released by police, on September 5, at 9:20 AM, the North Plainfield Police and Fire Department
responded to 3 Myrtle Avenue on the report of a man down on the front lawn of that
Officials say police officers and Fire Department Medics discovered a male lying on his back who was deceased. Paramedics from JFK Medical Center were also called to the scene and pronounced the victim dead.
Police say the man was later identified as North Plainfield Borough Resident Mr. Jose Armando Garcia-Palencia of 11 Myrtle Avenue.
The New Jersey State Medical Examiner's office later responded to the scene and became involved in the investigation.
Officials say at this time, it does not appear that the victim suffered any type of trauma.
The North Plainfield Police Department and the medical examiner are continuing their investigation into the circumstances surrounding his cause of death.