Body found in Staten Island water was missing NJ resident


UNION BEACH — State Police have identified the woman whose body was found on Staten Island Thursday morning as being from New Jersey.

Susan Mikson, 65, was reported missing late Wednesday night at Monmouth County 911, leading to an all-night search of Raritan Bay between Keansburg and Great Bay Park with two Coast Guard helicopters and a boat crew.

Her body was found in the park’s marina just after sunrise Thursday morning, according to New Jersey State Police. An FDNY crew recovered the body and pronounced the individual dead.

Several unnamed sources told Staten Island Live that Mikson fell from a boat on Wednesday night.

State police said Monday morning the case remains under investigation and will not release further details.

Dan Alexander is a reporter for New Jersey 101.5. You can reach him at [email protected]

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