A woman was found dead inside a trunk on James Street on Friday morning, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.
Stephanie DeJesus, 38, of Paterson, was found lifeless inside the trunk of a vehicle at around 7:56 a.m.
Police had received a call about a “suspicious vehicle” on James Street and Ryerson Avenue that led to the discovery of the body. They said the woman had an apparent gunshot wound.
Authorities continue to investigate the incident. Anyone with information is asked to call the Paterson Police Detective Bureau at 973-321-1120.