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UPDATE: Man Found Dead Near Elizabeth Train Tracks


Elizabeth Police officials say the death of a man found near train tracks in Elizabeth on Sunday evening is being investigated.

Reports of an unconscious person sent police to the vicinity of Julian and Railroad Place at approximately 7 p.m., where officers arrived to find the unresponsive adult male.

According to a statement released by Elizabeth Spokeswoman Kelly Martins, the victim's death was not considered suspicious and police are looking into the possibility of a drug overdose at this time.

The Elizabeth Police Department will handle the investigation.