Dead body found on fire in Jersey City

April 27, 2010 8:18:45 PM PDT
A passenger aboard a train spotted a dead body on fire in Jersey City Tuesday afternoon. It was the body of a man, burning under the Linden Avenue Bridge near the Danforth Avenue light rail station.

The passenger called police and notified them while still aboard the train.

When cops arrived, they found a can of gasoline near the body.

Police have not yet ruled the incident a homicide.

An autopsy on the body is set for Wednesday.


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