When the sanitation worker opened a bag, a severed body part was clearly visible, said Romankow. The remains were taken to the county medical examiner's office where an autopsy was performed.
Torres had a last known address on 4th Street in Union City, Hudson County. It appears that Calero rented a room at the same address.
Notifications to both families were completed on late Wednesday, said Romankow.
It remains unclear why the remains were discarded in Union County.
This remains an active investigation and police are pursuing a number of leads and continue to take statements from people in both Hudson and Union Counties.
Anyone with information relating to this case is urged to call Union County Crime Stoppers at (908) 527-4621. All calls are kept anonymous and confidential.