UPDATE: Next of Kin Sought for Man Found Dead in Newark

Police in Newark requests the public’s assistance in identifying a man discovered deceased near the highway at Frelinghuysen Avenue and Empire Street on February 9th.

Police say the man is in his late 60s to mid-70s, 5’6” tall, and 120 lbs.

He had salt and pepper hair, was missing teeth and was last seen wearing a dark zippered jacket and cream-colored sweatpants.

Police say the man also had a blanket in his possession featuring a decal that reads “Kankam Corps III.”

There were no signs of foul play related to his death.

Police are seeking the man’s identity to notify his next of kin.

Director Ambrose is urging anyone with information to contact Detective the Newark

Frelinghuysen Avenue, Newark, NJ, 07114