Police Seek Public's Assistance in Identifying Dead Body Found in Newark's East Ward

Police officials in Newark request the public’s assistance in the investigation of an unknown deceased person located at 15 E. Kinney Place on Saturday, March 9th, 2019.

According to police at approximately 9:35 a.m., police responded to the location on a call of a deceased person. The unidentified body, found wrapped in blankets at the rear of the building, was pronounced at 1:13 p.m.

The age, gender and race of the deceased, possibly an adult male, is unknown at this time.

It is suspected that the remains have been at the location for the past several months.

While police are actively investigating this incident, they seek the public’s assistance in providing any information regarding the suspects or victim.

Director Ambrose urges anyone with information to call the Department's 24-hour Crime Stopper tip line at 1-877-NWK-TIPS (1-877-695-8477) or 1-877-NWK-GUNS (1-877-695-4867). All anonymous Crime Stopper tips are kept confidential and could result in a reward.