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Posted Wednesday, November 27th, 2019

Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp, Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Acting Chief of Investigations Chris Kimker, and Morris Township Police Chief Mark DiCarlo announce they are investigating the discovery of a body in the woods in Morris Township.       Morris County Prosecutor's Office seal

On Tuesday (Nov. 26), law enforcement received information regarding a deceased male found in a wooded area near 25 Lindsley Drive, Morris Township.  Investigation confirmed that a deceased male’s body was, in fact, in those woods.

The cause and manner of death are pending and the investigation remains ongoing.  The identity of the individual will not be released at this time.

If anyone has any information related to this investigation, they are encouraged to call the Major Crimes Unit of the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office at 973-285-6200, or the Morris Township Police Department at 973-539-0777.

It does not appear at this time that there is any risk to the general public.

Inquiries should be directed to Public Information Officer Meghan Knab at [email protected] or by phone at 973-829-8159.