Murdered man’s body found in Essex County cemetery

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NEWARK, NJ – Police are offering a $5,000 reward for information that leads to an arrest after a corpse was found inside the Hebrew Cemetery on South 19th Street in Newark. Police say the body of Alexander Jones, 51, was found inside the cemetery on December 8th.

Jones’ body suffered severe blunt trauma and sharp force trauma according to the medical examiner. Police are now investigating the death as a homicide.