Body recovered Thursday morning from Passaic River, police say

A body was recovered Thursday morning from the Passaic River, according to police.

News 12 Staff

Jul 22, 2022, 11:45 AM

Updated 692 days ago

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A body was recovered Thursday morning from the Passaic River, according to police.
Newark police and firefighters responded to the Passaic River near Blanchard Street just before 11:30 a.m. for reports of a body in the water.
Newark firefighters recovered the body. The victim was pronounced dead at 1:40 p.m.
It was currently unclear how the person died. The name of the victim was not immediately known.


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