Body found at South Mountain Reservation identified

The Essex County Prosecutor's Office has released the identity of the body of a woman that was found at the South Mountain Reservation.



The body of Deja Rodriguez, 24, was found in a secluded wooded area at the reservation Tuesday. A person walking their dog made the discovery.



Rodriguez was reported missing on Feb. 16. The medical examiner has determined the cause of death does not appear to be a homicide.



The cause of death has not been released pending toxicology results.


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