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Hillsborough Teen Found Dead Identified

Visitation hours will be held Monday with funeral scheduled for Tuesday in South Plainfield.

A Hillsborough teen who was found dead on a township sidewalk last week has been identified as Jose Mejia Jr., a spokesman for the Somerset County Prosecutor's Office confirmed Monday.

on Gemini Drive at about 5:30 a.m. Mejia, a sophomore at , was 16 years old.

The death, which , remains under investigation.

Capt. Jack Bennett, a spokesman for Somerset County Prosecutor Geoffrey Soriano, said on Monday there were no new details to report.

Visitation hours will be held Monday at the McCriskin-Gustafson Home for Funerals in South Plainfield from 5 to 9 p.m., according to a brief obituary on the funeral home's website.

A funeral service will be held Tuesday at the funeral home at 11 a.m., with interment to follow at Resurrection Burial Park in Piscataway.

Steve March 12, 2012 at 06:36 PM
My heart felt condolences and prayers go out to Jose’s family and friends.

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