TOMS RIVER-Toms River Police announced today that a woman has been found dying at a Toms River office park on Route 37 overnight. This morning, the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office has declared the death a homicide.
“Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer and Toms River Police Chief Mitch Little announced that on Wednesday, August 7, 2019, at approximately 8:42 p.m. Toms River Township Police were dispatched to 150 Route 37 West, Deer Chase Professional Park, for reports of an assault,” the Prosecutor’s Office said. “Police arrived to find an unresponsive female. After lifesaving efforts by first responders, the victim was pronounced dead at Community Medical Center and the investigation became a homicide.”
This joint investigation between the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crime Unit, Toms River Township Police Department and Ocean County Sheriff’s Department Crime Scene Investigation Unit is ongoing and no further information will be released at this time.
There is no danger to the public at this time, the office said but has not released information about the apprehension of a suspect.