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Person Found Hanging in Newark's Ironbound Section


Police have not reported foul play in an incident where a person was found hanging in a section of Newark's East Ward Saturday morning. 

A preliminary investigation indicated police were called to a home in the 100 block of Brill Street after receiving reports of an injured person around 10:40 a.m. 

Units arrived at the scene and requested EMS after finding an unconscious and unresponsive person after the individual was reportedly hanging at that location. 

According to police, the victim was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The incident is under investigation, but there were no reports of suspicious activities surrounding the incident at this time.