MORRIS PLAINS, NJ - A 28 year old woman was found dead in the early Saturday morning hours outside the Highlands at Morris Plains Apartments, announced authorities.

Officers were notified of possible gunshots in the area and discovered her body upon their arrival. 

The identity of the deceased is being withheld pending notification to the family. The cause and manner of death are pending determination by the Medical Examiner.

Police have stated that they believe this to be an isolated incident. Multiple law enforcement agencies responded to these areas, including the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit, Morris Plains Police, Morris Township Police, the Morris County Sheriff’s Office – Criminal Investigation Section and the Morris County Medical Examiner’s Office.