Skip to main content

UPDATE: Man's Head Washes Up on Arthur Kill Elizabeth Shoreline




By: Richard L. Smith 

In a chilling discovery early Tuesday morning, authorities uncovered the head of a man washed up on the shores of Arthur Kill Elizabeth.

Local police and Union County officials suspect this latest finding may be connected to a string of unsettling discoveries in the area over the past month. The Union County Prosecutor's Office has taken charge of the investigation as they piece together the puzzle surrounding these disturbing incidents.

According to the investigation, the unidentified man's head was found at approximately 6 a.m. yesterday (Tuesday), sending concerns through the community.


Police have confirmed the torso was discovered in the water on May 16 and the leg on May 21. Those who walk the area every day say that it is becoming a concern.

Law enforcement agencies have been on high alert after several body parts were recovered in the vicinity recently, indicating a potentially grim pattern.

The Union County Prosecutor's Office is now working tirelessly to determine the identity of the victim and gather evidence to shed light on the circumstances surrounding his death.

County officials have classified the manner of the man's death as a homicide, raising concerns among residents who fear for their safety.

With the victim's identity yet to be released, it remains uncertain whether he has any connections to the local area or if he was a visitor from elsewhere.

Residents in the area of the Arthur Kill Elizabeth are urged to remain vigilant and report any suspicious activities or information to the police. The local community is advised to exercise caution and take necessary precautions while the investigation continues.

Union County authorities are urging anyone with relevant information to come forward to assist in solving this puzzling case.

The investigation remains active and ongoing.