Unidentified woman found murdered in Orange

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore Stephens II and Orange Police Director Todd Warren announced April 15 that the Orange Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force are investigating the murder of an unidentified woman.

The body was discovered on April 9 at 120 Main St. in Orange. The victim has not been identified but appears to be African American. Following an autopsy, the victim’s death has been ruled a homicide.

The investigation is active and ongoing. Additional information will be released as it becomes available. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force tips line at 1-877-847-7432.

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