NEWS RELEASE

The Union County Prosecutor’s Office
32 Rahway Avenue Elizabeth, NJ 07202
Theodore J. Romankow
Prosecutor

Contact:John Holl
908-527-4621
jholl@ucnj.org

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 8, 2011

Task Force Investigating Elizabeth Homicide


The Union County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Task Force is investigating the discovery of a partially decomposed body that was discovered Monday afternoon near Pine Street and Front Street in Elizabeth, said Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.

An autopsy was performed this morning by the county medical examiner and the manner of death was determined to be homicide. Efforts are being made to identify the victim and the Homicide Task Force is continuing to gather and examine evidence, said Romankow.

This is an active investigation and anyone with information is urged to call Detective Steven Francisco at (908) 514-1722. Additional information will be released as it becomes available.