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Human Remains Found Inside Bag at Park in Bergen County


Human remains found inside a park in Bergen County has authorities investigating.

According to preliminary reports, police were called to the vicinity of Fort Lee Road and Degraw Avenue (Overpeck Park) to investigate reports of a missing person.

Emergency responders and police from Teaneck, Ridgefield Park, and The Bergen County Sheriff's Office canvased the area around Overpeck creek around 2:17 a.m.

The remains of an unidentified person was located in a bag at that location.

Bergen County authorities have not released official information on the incident pending the open and active investigation.