Woman Found Dead Along Barnegat Branch Trail in Waretown
Multiple Ocean County law enforcement agencies are investigating the death of a woman found Friday in a wooded area of the Barnegat Branch Trail near County Line Road in Waretown, announced Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley Billhimer.
Ocean Township Police Department received the call about an unresponsive female and responding officers found the body.
The Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crime Unit, Ocean Township Police, Ocean County Sheriff’s Office Crime Scene Investigation Unit and Ocean County Medical Examiner’s Office are currently investigating the death.
“At this point in time, this is considered a suspicious death. More information will be released when it becomes available,” Prosecutor Billhimer said in a statement.
Anyone with information that can help with this investigation should contact Detective Denis Mitchell of the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office at 732-929-2027 or Detective Jeremy Samuel of the Ocean Township Police Department at 609-693-4007.