Two seniors found dead in targeted murder at the Jersey Shore

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SURF CITY, NJ – Two people have been found dead at a home in Surf City and the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office says it’s now investigating the suspicious incident. The Prosecutor’s Office did not give any further details on the incident.

Shore News Network has learned the victims are John Enders, 87, of Surf City and Francoise Pitoy, 75, of Manchester, and that police are now saying the attack was targeted.

The Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office Reported:

Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer and Surf City Police Chief John N. Casella, Jr., announced that on October 3, 2021, Officers of the Surf City Police Department discovered two deceased individuals at a residence on North 7th Avenue

The deaths are currently being investigated by the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crime Unit, Surf City Police Department, and Ocean County Sheriff’s Office Crime Scene Investigation Unit. “At this point in time, these deaths are considered to be suspicious. More information will be released as it becomes available,” Prosecutor Billhimer stated.

This is an active and ongoing investigation. Anyone in possession of information concerning this investigation is urged to contact Detective Lindsay Woodfield of the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office at 732-929-2027, extension 3989, or Sgt. Victor Rice of the Surf City Police Department at 609-494-8121