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UPDATE: Authorities ID Jersey City Livery Driver Found Killed In Bayonne Car Trunk

Michael Rumberger was unresponsive when police found him in the trunk of a Lincoln Town Car around 11 p.m. Saturday, authorities said.
Michael Rumberger was unresponsive when police found him in the trunk of a Lincoln Town Car around 11 p.m. Saturday, authorities said. Photo Credit: IFCAR Wikipedia

Authorities have identified a homicide victim found whose body was found in a car trunk in Bayonne as a 34-year-old livery driver from Jersey City.

Michael Rumberger has suffered blunt force trauma, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said.

Police discovered his body in the trunk of a Lincoln Town Car around 11 p.m. Saturday, about an hour after receiving a report of possible criminal activity near 17th Street and John F. Kennedy Boulevard, Suarez said.

The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit and the Bayonne Police Department are investigating.

Anyone with information that could help them with the case is asked to contact the Office of the Hudson County Prosecutor at 201-915-1345 or to leave an anonymous tip here. All tips will remain confidential.

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