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Parsippany police searching for missing, endangered 29-year-old man

UPDATE (March 15 at 8:35 p.m.) – Jigar Prajapati has been located and is now with his family.

PARSIPPANY-TROY HILLS, NJ (Morris County) – The Parsippany-Troy Hills Police Department is asking for help from the public to locate 29-year-old Jigar Prajapati.

Police said Prajapati left his residence in the Lake Parsippany section of township on Wednesday, March 13 at 4:00 p.m. and has not returned.

He was last seen at the Hanover Marriott on Route 10 on March 14, at around 12:10 a.m., by front desk personnel. He does not have a cellphone with him or any credit cards, police said.

Police say Prajapati is described as a 5 feet 7 inches tall, weighing approximately 160 pounds and has black hair. He was last seen wearing a grey t-shirt, blue jeans and black sandals.

Anyone with information on Prajapati’s whereabouts is asked to contact the Parsippany-Troy Hills Police Department at 973-263-4300 extension 0.

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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