James Gandolfini's body has arrived in New Jersey via private jet, TMZ has learned.
The actor's body was flown in via Signature Airlines from Rome -- where James died earlier this week. The plane touched down at Newark airport around 9 PM ET.
We're told the body of "The Sopranos" star will be taken to a funeral home where it will remain until the service -- set for Thursday.
The 51-year-old died Wednesday of a heart attack. He was born and raised in Jersey.
Actor's Body Returned
Home to New Jersey
6/23/2013 6:45 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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