Hikers Find Body at Eagle Rock Reservation; Authorities Seeking Information

Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force is investigating the fatal shooting of a still unidentified male. The victim was found on a hiking trail at Eagle Rock Reservation on the West Orange and Montclair border on Friday when several hikers discovered the body.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene at 2:16 pm

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office tips line at 1-877-TIPS-4EC or 1-877-847-7432. Calls will be kept confidential.

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