UPDATED: HCPO’s homicide unit investigating death of a man found in Union City

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The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit is investigating the death of a man found at an intersection in Union City, law enforcement officials said.

By Corey McDonald/Hudson County View

In a tweet, the HCPO said that it’s homicide unit and the Union City Police Department are investigating the death of an “adult male” found in Union City.

The man, whose age and identity are unknown at this time, was found in the area of 14th Street and Manhattan Avenue, at approximately 9 a.m., Prosecutor Esther Suarez said in a statement.

His body was found underneath the overpass near the border of Union City and Hoboken and his identity is unknown at this time. He was pronounced dead at the scene at approximately 9:40 a.m., authorities said.

The cause and manner of death are pending the findings of the Regional Medical Examiner’s Office.

The Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit is actively investigating the case with assistance from the Union City Police Department.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Office of the Hudson County Prosecutor 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.
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