EDITOR'S NOTE: Millburn police have since determined that the woman was the victim of a hit and run. Anyone with information is asked to contact the traffic bureau at 973-564-7757.
SHORT HILLS, NJ — The Essex County Prosecutor's Office (ECPO) confirmed on Wednesday afternoon that the body of a 76-year-old woman has been found near the intersection of Woodland and Chatham Road in Short Hills. She was pronounced dead at the scene, according to ECPO reports.
At this time, investigators are uncertain as to the cause of death. Her name will be released upon notification to her next of kin, ECPO representatives said.
Millburn police are working with the ECPO to continue the investigation. Additional information will be provided as it becomes available.