A Paramus teenager who in 2016 served as the borough department's "Chief for a Day" passed away Wednesday after a long battle with an illness.
Neha Kurian, 14, was an eighth grade student at East Brook Middle School. She is survived by her parents, Bromley and Beena; and brother Nikkhil. She was predeceased by her sister Nimi.
"Our thoughts and prayers are with the Kurian family at this time," the Paramus Police Department said in a Facebook post.
Funeral arrangements will be private.
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