Police: Body found near Passaic River

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NEWARK - The Essex County Prosecutor's Office is investigating after a body was found on a knoll near the Passaic River.

The man’s identity has not yet been released.

It was not yet clear how the man died.

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The Homicide Task Force is investigating the scene.

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