Shocking Discovery: Missing Jersey City Woman Found Dead in Kearny Cemetery, Homicide Investigation Underway

Jersey City, NJ – The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit is investigating the suspicious death of a 33-year-old Jersey City woman, Luz Hernandez, who was found deceased in Kearny, New Jersey. The death, which is considered suspicious, was discovered on Tuesday, February 7, 2023, after the Jersey City Police Department conducted a welfare check in response to a missing person’s report.

According to the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office, the body of the victim was recovered from a shallow grave in the area of Central Avenue and Third Street in Kearny. The cause and manner of death are still pending the results of the Regional Medical Examiner’s Office.

The Homicide Unit is actively investigating the case with the assistance of the Jersey City Police Department and the Kearny Police Department. No arrests have been made at this time, and anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office at 201-915-1345 or leave an anonymous tip on the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office website .

The Homicide Unit is dedicated to bringing justice to the victim and their family and is committed to solving this case. The investigation is ongoing, and the public is encouraged to stay vigilant and report any information that may be relevant to the case.