Male Found Hanging in Branch Brook Park in Newark

Newark Emergency Responders removed the body of a male found hanging from a tree in Branch Brook Park early Monday morning.

According to reports, crews were called to the Lake Street and Park Avenue side of the park to investigate reports of an injured person before 7:35 a.m. Upon arrival, they found the male victim who was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police believe that the incident is self-inflicted and no foul play occurred.

UPDATE: Victim was not the East Orange man.

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