Last Update: 11/19/2015 10:46:00 AM
Dead alligator found in New Jersey park.
NEWARK, N.J. - A dead 4-foot-long alligator has been found in a park in northern New Jersey.
The county sheriff's office says it removed the dead animal from Newark's Weequahic Park after a jogger spotted the reptile around 7 a.m. Tuesday.
Sheriff Armando Fontoura said in a statement that officials believe the alligator was a pet.
The remains were turned over to the Associated Humane Societies of New Jersey.
Information from: NJ.com, http://www.nj.com