NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office has released a sketch of a woman, whose dead body washed up in a suitcase along the Passaic River in Newark earlier this month.
Officials said the unidentified woman is black, has a very small frame and was dressed in gray slacks and a red blouse.
The body was completely intact when it was recovered on March 5 by detectives in the vicinity of Van Buren Street and Raymond Boulevard.
Attempts to identify the woman using fingerprints have been unsuccessful, officials said.
Anyone who might be able to identify the woman is asked to contact the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office homicide tips line at 1-877-847-7432.