Skip to main content

Man Found Hanging in Wooded Area in Newark’s North Ward

By rlsmetro on

The State Regional Medical Examiners Office will determine the official cause of death for a man found hanging in Newark’s North Ward Wednesday. 

Commuters riding the NJ Transit Light Rail Train were horrified when they observed the lifeless body of a man hanging in a wooded section of the tracks between Bloomfield and Park avenues around 7 a.m. 

Emergency responders rushed to the scene and found the unidentified man dead. 

Authorities have not ruled out homicide or suicide at this time. 

The investigation remains active and ongoing.