Human Remains Found in Suitcase in Newark

Police responded to a telephone tip about the grisly finding.

Monday, Mar 5, 2012  |  Updated 12:09 PM EDT
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Human Remains Found in Newark Suitcase

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A homicide investigation is under way after human remains were discovered in a suitcase near the Passaic River in Newark.

Police responded to a telephone tip Monday about the gruesome finding in the vicinity of Raymond Boulevard and Van Buren Street, not far from Penn Station.

The Essex County Prosecutor's homicide task force is also investigating.

Further details were expected to be released later Monday.

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