The Essex County Prosecutor's Office is investigating the death of a cab driver who was shot dead early Saturday morning in Newark.
The body of Rochenel Guerrier, 49, was found when police responded to what they thought was a motor vehicle accident on Mt. Prospect Avenue.
When emergency medical personnel removed the cab driver to offer medical aid, they found he had been shot.
Police said Guerrier, 49, is a married father of three living in Irvington. He had been employed by the Family Service cab company for approximately six months.
The investigation continues.
If you have any information about the incident, you can call the 24-hour anonymous tip line at 877-NWK-TIPS or 877-NWK-GUNS.
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Published at 4:08 PM EDT on Jul 7, 2012 | Updated at 4:09 PM EDT on Jul 7, 2012