NEW JERSEY: Two bodies have been pulled from the Passaic River this week have been identified as Nidhi Rana and Ayush Rana, Mayor Hector Lora confirmed in a Facebook Live news conference.
The first body was recovered Wednesday in the river in Kearny, and the second was discovered a day later where the river enters Newark, near the Kearny border.
“The outcome that was expected and hoped for was a much better one,” Lora said of the news.
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More than a dozen people were killed in New York City and at least twice that many in New Jersey after the remnants of Hurricane Ida, which had drenched the tri-state area with several inches of rain.