The body was found in a lot at the intersection of North Ward Place and North 15th Street in East Orange just after 9:30 a.m. Wednesday.
The cause of her death was not known.
Meanwhile, detectives were investigating the unrelated homicide of a woman inside a house just blocks away on North Grove Street.
The homicide is being investigated as a possible domestic dispute. No arrests were immediately made.
Although the two incidents happened near each other, police say they do not appear to be related.
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