Body found in wooded area near Route 46 and Hillside Avenue in Roxbury

Police say they have found a body in a wooded area of Roxbury.

Police say they have found a body in a wooded area of Roxbury.

Police say they have found a body in a wooded area of Roxbury. (11/13/13)

ROXBURY TOWNSHIP - Police say they have found a body in a wooded area of Roxbury.

Acting Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Roxbury Police Chief James Simonetti say human remains were located at the corner of Route 46 and Hillside Avenue Wednesday afternoon.

Prosecutors say the ongoing search is focused in a wooded area behind a home. They believe the land was once owned by a munitions plant in the 1990s, and are trying to locate the current owners.

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