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Victim in East Orange Homicide Identified

EAST ORAGE, NJActing Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray announced today that the woman found dead yesterday in East Orange has been identified as Dana Jinks, 46, of East Orange.

Early this week Jinks’ body was found outside the Park Avenue apartment building where she lived.

The cause of death is not being released at this time.

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So far, no arrests have been made and no suspects have been identified.

The investigation is active and ongoing. Anyone with information is urged to contact the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force tips line at 1-877-847-7432.

Editor's Note: This article relies on information provided by law enforcement officials and the subjects are presumed innocent. If notified of changes to the charges or their outcome, TAPinto.net will update this report.

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