MORRISTOWN, NJ - The discovery of a body in Lewis Morris Park on June 28 remains an active investigation, said Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Acting Chief of Investigations Christoph Kimker. 

"The Morris County Medical Examiner has determined the manner of death as suicide," the statement said.

The Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit has been working continuously with the Morris County Park Police, Morris County Sheriff’s Office CSI and Morris County Medical Examiner’s Office.

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 “The Morris County Prosecutor’s Office ordinarily does not issue public statements on active investigations. However, given the fact that unsubstantiated statements have circulated on social media, there exists a need to provide more information to the public at this time," said Prosecutor Knapp. "There is no cause to believe there is any criminality involved."

The statement said that no further information will be released at this time.


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