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Decomposed Body Found in Abandoned Building in Newark


Police in Newark has launched an investigation into a body found inside an abandoned housing complex building in the city's Central Ward Wednesday. 

According to Newark Police, just after 3 p.m. yesterday, police responded to the old Felix Fuld Court, also known as 'Little Bricks" housing complex located in the 100 block of Rose Street on a call of a deceased individual at the location.

Officials said Newark Firefighters and EMS performed a technical operation to recover the decomposed body that was reportedly in a confined space inside the building. 

It is not clear how authorities became aware of the body inside the building, the gender, and the deceased's age is unknown at this time. 

Police officials would only say the incident is under an active and ongoing investigation. 

This incident remains under investigation.