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Skeletal Remains Found On Elizabeth Waterfront

Elizabeth firefighters found bones in the water while conducting a training operation. Photo Credit: Elizabeth NJ Fire Officers IAFF Local 2040
At the scene Photo Credit: Elizabeth NJ Fire Officers IAFF Local 2040

Firefighters found what appeared to be skeletal remains while conducting training on an Elizabeth waterfront.

The bones were found in the water near Elizabeth Avenue and Front Street Thursday, fire officials said.

It wasn't immediately known if the remains were human or animal, firefighters said.

The findings brought local police, the NJSP Marine Unit, Union County Sheriff's Office and EMS to the scene.

At the scene

Elizabeth NJ Fire Officers IAFF Local 2040

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