Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony P. Kearns, III, Chief of Detectives Frank R. Crisologo and Frenchtown Police Chief Allan Kurylka announced the discovery of human remains in Frenchtown.
According to Prosecutor Kearns, on Aug. 27th, an individual walking along a flood susceptible island on the Delaware River discovered skeletal remains and reported it to the Frenchtown Borough Police Department.
Detectives from the Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office’s Major Crimes Unit and the Frenchtown Borough Police Department responded to the scene to investigate. Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office detectives are working with the New Jersey State Police Missing Persons Unit, Hunterdon County Medical Examiner’s Office, and the State Park Police to identify the remains and a cause of death.
The investigation is ongoing and further information will be released when available.
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