By: Richard L. Smith
Authorities in Union County are investigating circumstances behind human remains that washed up in a body of water in Elizabeth Tuesday evening.
Search crews scoured parts of the Authur Kill after a human torso of an unidentified person washed up near Veterans Memorial Waterfront Park around 4:50 p.m.
Police have yet to determine where the torso came from or what caused that person's death.
A coroner will examine the human remains and later release them to a local funeral home. The autopsy results are pending.
No other details were immediately available.