MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Captain Dawn Williams of the Maplewood Police Department has released a statement regarding the deceased body found in a brook behind Maplewood Memorial Library, by Memorial Park, on Friday, December 11.

The deceased has been identified as Lawrence Mancuso of South Orange. Mancuso was 61-years-old.

The Essex County Medical Examiners Office continues to investigate the cause of death, and the Maplewood Police Department has no further information at this time.

More information on this incident is available here and here.