UPDATE: Police Search for Suspect Responsible for Killing Irvington Township Mother

Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino and announced today that the woman whose body was discovered on Krotik Place on Aug. 17 has been identified as Ms. Shafequa Cooper, 38, of Irvington.

Police say Cooper’s body was discovered by a motorist at approximately 8:55 a.m., suffering from what appeared to be gunshot wounds.

The investigation is active and ongoing.

The motive is unclear and no suspects have been identified at this time police said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force tips line at 1-877-TIPS-4EC or 1-877-847-7432.