UPDATE: Hudson County Prosecutor Investigates Death of Man Found Wednesday on Van Nostrand Avenue in Jersey City

This afternoon, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez released additional information pertaining to yesterday afternoon’s discovery of a male body found inside of a home on Van Nostrand Avenue in Jersey City.  The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

According to Suarez, both the HCPO Homicide Unit and the Jersey City Police are actively investigating the discovery of the lifeless, 57-year old body, which was found at approximately 2:45 pm at 88 Van Nostrand Avenue.  Police had received a 9-1-1 call informing them of the discover

At approximately 4:39 p.m., the Jersey City Police Department requested that the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit assist in the investigation. The cause and manner of death are pending the findings of the Regional Medical Examiner’s Office.

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.