Human head found behind church

NEW JERSEY (CNN) - Authorities in North Jersey are investigating a grisly discovery near a church.

A police dog found a human head behind the church, and several human body parts were also uncovered about a half-block away.

The county prosecutor says the remains are from a male homicide victim.

The remains were taken to the medical examiner's office to determine the victim's identity and cause of death.

Police are interviewing business owners and residents throughout the neighborhood.