MILLBURN, NJ - A hiker discovered a dead body in South Mountain Reservation on Tuesday afternoon while walking her dog.
According to reports, the body of a woman, covered over with sticks, leaves and stones, was found near the dog park in the reservation. The woman has yet to be identified.
The death is being considered "suspicious" by local authorities, and police units are now under orders to keep a log of any person approaching the crime scene.
Investigators from the Essex County Prosecutor's Major Crimes and Homicide Task Force are working to determine the cause of death.
More information will be provided as it is made available.