UPDATED: Suspicious Death of 47-Year Old Man Found Saturday in Jersey City Under Investigation

THIS ARTICLE CONTAINS NEW INFORMATION                                                                                                                                                                                         The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit and the Jersey City Police Department are investigating a suspicious death of a 47-year-old man who was found deceased in his apartment Saturday morning.

According to Prosecutor Esther Suraez, the deceased was found in a Griffith Street apartment unit between Summit and Central Avenues in Jersey City.

On Saturday, May 8, 2021, just before 6 a.m., members of the Jersey City Police Department responded to an unresponsive male in his apartment on Griffith Street. Responding officers found a lifeless male victim who was pronounced deceased at 6:01 a.m. Cause and manner of death are pending the findings of the Regional Medical Examiner’s Office.

The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit and the Jersey City Police Department are actively investigating this case. No arrests have been made at this time. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Office of the Hudson County Prosecutor at 201-915-1345 or to leave an anonymous tip at: http://www.hudsoncountyprosecutorsofficenj.org/homicide-tip/. All information will be kept confidential.