NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Police on Monday were investigating the death of a Newark mother of four whose body was found this past weekend, days after she was reported missing.
Patricia Hiciano, 37, was found dead in her apartment, in the 900 block of South 20th Street in Newark, on Saturday afternoon, according to the Essex County, New Jersey Prosecutor’s office.READ MORE: Candidate Conversations: Curtis Sliwa
Hiciano had been reported missing on an unspecified day last week, prosecutors said.READ MORE: Bullet Believed To Have Been Fired By Alec Baldwin Recovered From Film Director's Shoulder
The cause and manner of her death were pending an autopsy by the Regional Medical Examiner’s office.MORE NEWS: Desperate To Find More Staff, Some Fast Food Restaurants Recruiting Customers
The investigation continued late Monday, prosecutors said.