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DEVELOPING: Body Found in Wooded Newark North Ward Community


Police recovered the body of an unidentified person in a wooded neighborhood in Newark's North Ward this afternoon.

According to a preliminary investigation, police were called to the area of Woodside and Delavan avenues to investigate reports of suspicious activities around 1:20 p.m.

Upon arrival, police found the unconscious and unresponsive person in a wooded section of the residential neighborhood.

The investigation into the circumstances surrounding the person's death is under an active investigation and there are no immediate reports of foul play at this time.