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Police Investigate Person Found Dead at Jesse Allen Park in Newark

By rlsmetro on
Newark

Newark Police officials are looking into the death of a person found at a park in the city’s Central Ward Saturday.

Police have not released the particulars for the incident but according to preliminary reports, the unidentified person was found inside the park near the intersection of Barclay and Muhammad Ali Avenue just before 5 p.m.

There are no immediate reports of a homicide investigation and requests for information to the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office have not been returned at this time.

**UPDATE 6:42 PM** The Essex County Prosecutors Office says the incident is a Newark Police Department investigation.