Death Investigation Underway in Dover

Published on July 26, 2023

Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, Chief of Detectives Robert McNally, and Dover Police Department Chief Jonathan Delaney announce an investigation regarding a deceased male located on the railroad tracks near West Clinton Street, Dover, New Jersey, on July 26, 2023.

At approximately 1:56 a.m. on Wednesday, July 26, 2023, Dover Police officers responded to the railroad tracks near West Clinton Street in Dover.  On arrival, they located a deceased male.  The victim’s name and identity will not be released at this time.

Police have identified a person of interest.  The investigation is active and ongoing.  No further information will be released at this time in order to protect the integrity of the investigation. 

There is no perceived threat to the public at this time.

Numerous law enforcement agencies are participating in this investigation, including members of the Dover Police Department, the Morris County Sheriff’s Office, and the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to call the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit at 973-285-6200 or the Dover Police Department at 973-366-2200.

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