The body of an unidentified 35- to 50-year-old woman was found in the Hudson River near the Lackawanna Terminal in Hoboken yesterday afternoon, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez announced.
Yesterday shortly after 3:00 p.m., the Hoboken Police Department received a report concerning a possible body floating in the Hudson River near the Lackawanna Terminal in
Hoboken, Suarez said in a statement.
Members of the Hoboken Police Department and the NJ Transit Police Department were directed to the location of the body by a concerned citizen and notification was made to the Hudson County Prosecutorâ€™s Office Homicide Unit.
The body was removed from the water with the assistance of the Hoboken Fire Department and was pronounced dead at approximately 4:30 p.m. The cause and manner of death are pending the findings of the Regional Medical Examinerâ€™s Office.
The Prosecutorâ€™s Homicide Unit is actively investigating the case with assistance from the
Hoboken Police Department.
Based upon the preliminary investigation, the individual is believed to be a female approximately 35- to 50-years-old and no identification has been made at this time.
Anyone with information about a missing person within the last 30 days is asked to contact the prosecutorâ€™s office at 201-915-1345 or to leave an anonymous tip on their
official website at: http://www.hudsoncountyprosecutorsofficenj.org/homicide-tip/.
All information will be kept confidential.