Death in Elizabeth ruled homicide

Officials are trying to identify a partially decomposed body that was found yesterday afternoon near Pine and Front streets in Elizabeth.The Union County Prosecutor's Office

ELIZABETH - Officials are trying to identify a partially decomposed body that was found yesterday afternoon near Pine and Front streets in Elizabeth.

The Union County Prosecutor's Office said today in a news release that an autopsy has determined the person was a homicide victim. Officials have not said how the person died.

The Union County Prosecutor's Office Homicide Task Force is investigating.

Anyone with information is urged to call Detective Steven Francisco at (908) 514-1722.

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