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Prosecutor: Death Of Harrington Park Man, 62, Not Suspicious

Prosecutor: Cause of death isn't suspicious.
Prosecutor: Cause of death isn't suspicious. Photo Credit: DAILY VOICE photo
Hariot Avenue
Hariot Avenue Photo Credit: GoogleMaps
The Bergen County Sheriff's BCI joined the county Medical Examiner, prosecutor's detectives and borough police at the scene.
The Bergen County Sheriff's BCI joined the county Medical Examiner, prosecutor's detectives and borough police at the scene. Photo Credit: DAILY VOICE photo

HARRINGTON PARK, N.J. -- The death of a 62-year-old Harrington Park man whose body was found in a backyard fire pit wasn't suspicious, Bergen County Prosecutor Gurbir S. Grewal said Tuesday.

The body of Michael Murtaugh was found early Monday afternoon in the backyard of his Harriot Avenue home, the prosecutor said.

"The cause of death is presently being determined by the medical examiner, but it is not deemed suspicious at this time," Grewal said just before noon Tuesday.

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