Homeless Man Found Dead in Newark

No signs of foul play, according to police spokesman.

Newark Police are investigating the death of a 59-year-old homeless man whose body was found Saturday on Herbert Place, a department spokesman said.

According to preliminary reports, an unidentified passerby walked into the 2nd police precinct to report the body around 4 p.m., Detective Todd McClendon said.

There were no "obvious signs of trauma" or foul play, and detectives are continuing to investigate the circumstances of the death, according to McClendon. The man's name was being withheld, pending notification of next of kin.

Additional details were not immediately released.

EILEEN November 12, 2012 at 12:57 AM
alisha January 12, 2013 at 03:44 AM
Sad how can they took so so Long to notify his family its 2 months to this date and we just got a call this morning rest easy uncle Mike love u always
shante January 13, 2013 at 03:07 PM
It hurts to know my uncle has been dead for this long and we just finding out..We love you Uncle Mike...Rest easy...you dont hsve to fight anymore


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