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Essex Homicide Detectives Investigate 'Suspicious' Death of Woman in Orange

By rlsmetro on
Orange

The Essex County Prosecutor's Office has launched an investigation into the death of a woman found dead inside a residence in Orange on Monday evening.

According to preliminary reports, police were called to the 100 block of Chapman Street at around 5:30 p.m. for reports of suspicious activity when they found the unconscious and unresponsive person inside a home at that location.

Medical personnel pronounced the person dead a short time later according to a spokesperson for the Essex County Prosecutor's Office.

The Prosecutor's Office would not release further information until a next of kin of the victim was 'properly notified'.

The cause of manner of death is pending results from the State Regional Medical Examiners' Office.