Man found dead near MLK Drive in Jersey City

JERSEY CITY — Michael Bower, estimated to be in his mid-30s, was found shot to death on Nov. 3 on Fulton avenue near Martin Luther King Drive – a block from the neighborhood community center, said the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office spokesperson Ray Worrall on Friday.

More information will be forthcoming, Worrall said, noting the matter is still under investigation. The murder took place about a block from the Mary McLeod Bethune Life Center on Martin Luther King Drive.

This is the 20th homicide in Jersey City this year.

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