JERSEY CITY — The body of a dead infant was found near the PATH tracks on Wednesday afternoon

The body was found just off the tracks under the Tonnelle Avenue bridge, according to a message on the the Hudson County Prosecutor's Office Twitter account. No other details were disclosed.

Port Authority Police and the Prosecutor's Office Homicide Unit are investigating. Port Authority spokesman Scott Ladd said the body was found inside a suitcase.

The investigation did not have an impact on PATH service.

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