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Man Found Dead Inside Van in Newark’s South Ward

By rlsmetro on
Newark

Police recovered the body of a man found inside a van in Newark's South Ward Tuesday afternoon. 

City officials have not returned requests for public information, but according to reports at the scene and residents, just before 3 p.m., police responded to reports of suspicious activities near the intersection of Bragaw and Schley. 

When officers arrived, they found a suspicious van in the area with an unconscious man inside. 

The unidentified man was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Residents said the van was on the street between 5-10 days before anyone called police. 

The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office has not reported foul play at this time.