UNION, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Authorities made a heartbreaking discovery in a Union Township apartment Tuesday morning.
As WCBS 880’s Alex Silverman reported, a neighbor smelled a foul odor coming from one of the garden apartments in the Mill Run apartment complex
Building maintenance crews checked it out and inside found a woman dead from what police said appeared to be natural causes. Her 4-year-old son was also inside and had not eaten in five or six days, according to police.
“He made a statement to the officer that ‘there’s plenty of food in the refrigerator but I couldn’t open the door.’ So that’s kind of sad that nobody checked on him, no family members,” Union Township Police Director Dan Zieser told Silverman. “It’s sad, very sad.”