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Authorities investigate ‘suspected homicide’ in Morris County

UPDATE: 19-year-old charged in connection with Parsippany-Troy Hills homicide

PARSIPPANY-TROY HILLS, NJ (Morris County) – Authorities are investigating a “suspected homicide” in Parsippany-Troy Hills, according to Morris County Acting Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll.

On Sunday, Nov. 22, at around 9:00 a.m., police received a 9-1-1 call regarding an injured male outside a home on Troy Road. Upon arrival at the scene, officers located the injured male, and also located a deceased male inside the residence, Carroll said.

“The cause and manner of death are pending and the investigation remains open and ongoing. The identities of the individuals will not be released at this time,” Carroll said.

“This appears to be an isolated incident and there does not appear to be any ongoing risk to the public,” Carroll said.

The investigation is being conducted by the Parsippany-Troy Hills Police Department, the Morris County Sheriff’s Office – Crime Scene Investigation Unit, and the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit.

Anyone with information related to this investigation, is encouraged to call the Major Crimes Unit of the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office at 973-285-6200, or the Parsippany-Troy Hills Police Department at 973-263-4300.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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