Man, Woman Found Dead In Hudson River Hours Apart

WCBS 880 Newsroom
July 05, 2020 - 7:08 pm
Morris Canal Park Hudson River

iStock/Getty Images


JERSEY CITY (WCBS 880) – Authorities are investigating after a man and woman were found dead in the Hudson River hours apart on Saturday.

The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office said a 22-year-old woman from Manhattan was found dead in the Hudson River near Morris Canal Park in Jersey City around 7:45 a.m. Saturday.

Listen Live Now on WCBS Newsradio 880

Then around 1 p.m., a 23-year-old man later identified as Umair Saleh of Edison was found dead in the Morris Canal in Jersey City.

A medical examiner is working to determine how the man and woman died.

The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit and Jersey City police are investigating the deaths.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Office of the Hudson County Prosecutor at (201) 915-1345 or leave an anonymous tip here.

Stay informed, stay connected — follow WCBS 880 on Facebook and TwitterDownload the RADIO.COM app + favorite WCBS 880 for breaking news, traffic and weather alerts.