DEVELOPING: Dead Body Found Near Funeral Home in Orange

The Essex County Prosecutor's Office has launched an active and ongoing investigation into the finding of a body at a location in Orange.

According to county officials, police were called to the vicinity of Cotton Funeral Home to investigate reports of an unconscious person Thursday morning.

Upon arrival, officers found the body of Katrina Perry, 34, of Orange stabbed to death near the funeral home according to county officials.

The Essex County Prosecutor's Office are taking the lead in the investigation but have not confirmed if the incident is a confirmed homicide at this time.

In a similar prior incident that occurred in April, police found the decomposed body of a woman in almost the same spot.

Click HERE for the April story.

UPDATE: This is a 34-year-old black female

DEVELOPING