Body Found in Empty Building in Newark

Investigators are looking into it as a possible homicide

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2012  |  Updated 4:56 PM EDT
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Body Found in Empty Building in Newark

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Newark police are investigating a body found in a vacant building Wednesday.

An off-duty police lieutenant found the fully clothed, decomposing body in a building on the 900 block of Broad Street, the prosecutor's office said.

The remains were taken to medical examiner's office to determine a cause of death. The identity of the person is unknown.

Investigators are probing the death as a possible homicide. 

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