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Hudson Prosecutor Investigates Death of Man on Newark Bay Shoreline in Bayonne


By: Richard L. Smith

The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office is investigating the death of a man found dead on the shoreline of Newark Bay in Bayonne.

According to Prosecutor Esther Suarez, on Friday, January 27, The Bayonne Police Department received a report of a possible body on the shoreline of Newark Bay in the area of the Thomas W. Zito Bayside Apartments in Bayonne.

Prosecutor Suarez said The Bayonne Police Department and Bayonne Fire Department arrived on the scene and confirmed the lifeless body of a man had been recovered behind the building in the area of 249 Avenue A.

He was pronounced dead at the scene at approximately 3:02 p.m.

Prosecutor Suarez said the man has not yet been identified.

The Cause and Manner of death are pending the findings of the Regional Medical Examiner’s Office.

The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit and the Bayonne Police Department are actively investigating this case.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Office of the Hudson County Prosecutor at 201-915-1345 or to leave an anonymous tip at:

All information will be kept confidential.