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Man Found Dead in Passaic River in Kearny


Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez has announced that the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office is investigating the death of a man who was found dead in the Passaic River in Kearny.

According to Prosecutor Suarez, on Thursday, March 10, at approximately 6:19 p.m., the Kearny Police Department received a 911 call reporting a man was found floating in the Passaic River in the area of Passaic Avenue and the Belleville Turnpike. 

Prosecutor Suarez said that the Kearny Police Department and the Kearny Fire Department arrived at the scene and confirmed the lifeless body of a man had been recovered. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

According to Prosecutor Suarez, the man has not yet been identified. The Cause and Manner of death of are pending the findings of the Regional Medical Examiner’s Office. 

The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit and the Kearny Police Department are actively investigating this case. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Office of the Hudson County Prosecutor at 201-915-1345 or to leave an anonymous tip at: 

All information will be kept confidential.