Homicide investigators probing death of Union City man

A 50-year-old man was found unresponsive on July 3

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Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez is investigating the death of a Union City man.

On Friday, July 3, at approximately 6:15 a.m., members of the Union City Police Department responded to a report of an unresponsive male in a first floor apartment of a residence on Palisade Avenue and 21st Street in Union City.

Officers located an unresponsive 50-year-old male and a second male performing CPR.

According to the Prosecutor’s Office, the man was officially pronounced deceased at 6:27 am at the scene.

The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit and the Union City Police Department are actively investigating this death. The determination of cause and manner of death is still pending by the Regional Medical Examiner.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Office of the Hudson County Prosecutor at 201-915-1345 or leave an anonymous tip at: http://www.hudsoncountyprosecutorsofficenj.org/homicide-tip/.

All information will be kept confidential.

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