Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office seeks information on unidentified body found in the Hudson River

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The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office seeks the public’s help in identifying a body found TueasT, Oct. 1, in the Hudson River near Lackawana Terminal in Hoboken.

According to a press release from the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office, shortly after 3 p.m. the Hoboken Police Department received a report concerning a possible floating body near the Lackawanna Terminal.

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 Prosecutor’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 Examiner’s Office.

The Prosecutor’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 but 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 Prosecutor’s Office at 201-915-1345 or to leave an anonymous tip on the Prosecutor’s Office official website at: http://www.hudsoncountyprosecutorsofficenj.org/homicide-tip/.

All information will be kept confidential