Police identify body of woman found in Hackensack River

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HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) -- Police in New Jersey have identified the body of a woman found in the Hackensack River over the weekend.

Bogota Police Detective Victor Negron says 26-year-old Sylvia Lubak was reported missing in December. Hackensack police say they identified the body as Lubak Tuesday after it was found Sunday morning in the Hackensack River.

According to her obituary, Lubak was born in Poland and came to the United States in 2000 when she was 8 years old.

The cause of death is still under investigation and Negron could not provide further details.

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