Secaucus, NJ – In a startling discovery, a man’s body was pulled from the Hackensack River in Secaucus, as reported by local authorities. The incident came to light early Saturday night after a fisherman, around 12:45 p.m., noticed what appeared to be a human body.

The body, which has been significantly decomposed, was retrieved by dive teams. Authorities are currently working to identify the deceased, hoping to find a wallet or any form of identification that could shed light on the individual’s identity.

An autopsy is scheduled to be conducted to ascertain the cause of death. This procedure is crucial in determining whether foul play was involved.

The Hudson County Prosecutors Office Homicide Unit, along with the medical examiner, are actively investigating the scene. This incident has raised concerns among the local community, awaiting further details from the officials.

News 12 New Jersey will continue to follow this story, providing updates as more information becomes available.