Woman found dead in East Orange in apparent murder

March 10, 2014 6:44:45 PM PDT
Authorities are investigating the apparent murder of a woman found dead in East Orange Monday morning.

At about 9:30 a.m., officers responded to the 300 block of Park Avenue where the woman's body was found near an apartment building.

She has not yet been identified.

The cause of death is pending an autopsy, but the case is being investigated as a homicide by the East Orange police and the Essex County Prosecutor's office.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Essex County Prosecutor's Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force tips line at 1-877-847-7432.