UPDATE, Nov. 15: The person has been identified
The Hudson County Prosecutor's Office is investigating after the body of a female was recovered from the Hudson River in Jersey City Tuesday afternoon.
The body, which the prosecutor's office said was badly decomposed, was recovered by the Jersey City Fire Department at the Newport Marina.
The cause and manner of death were under investigation Wednesday morning.
The prosecutor’s Homicide Unit is actively investigating the case with assistance from the Jersey City Police Department. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Office of the Hudson County Prosecutor at 201-915-1345 or to leave an anonymous tip on the prosecutor’s website, http://www.hudsoncountyprosecutorsofficenj.org/homicide-tip/ .
All information will be kept confidential.
Authorities pulled another body from the river in nearby Hoboken a month ago and asked the public's help identifying the remains.
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