Missing Newark Woman Dead in Florida

A woman who went missing in Newark's East Ward reportedly died in Florida according to a source close to the family.

According to Newark Police, Elvira Marques, 53, of Newark, was reported missing on Wednesday, June 13, 2018, but was last seen at approximately 6 a.m. on Monday, June 11, 2018, in the area of South and Broad streets.

Ms. Marques was found dead in Orlando Florida family members told the source earlier in the week, but it is not clear what caused the death of the Newark woman.

Obituaries found from a Florida funeral home matched the name and age of Ms. Marques and stated that she died on June 15, 2018, but according to the source family members in NJ possibly were not notified.

Several attempts to reach the family of Ms. Marques were unsuccessful.

There were no immediate reports of foul play.