Police Identify Deceased Elderly Female Found In Woods

Photo courtesy Ocean County Scanner News

  BERKELEY – A deceased elderly female body that was found in the woods about a week ago has now been identified.

  Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer announced that the female has been identified as Edith Liguori, 91, of Toms River.

  The Berkeley Township Police received a 911 phone call on October 24 about an unresponsive, unidentifiable female. The woman was found in a wooded area along an ATV trail, approximately one-and-a-half mile south of Township Line Road in Berkeley Township. 

  According to police, once officers arrived at the scene, they found the body to be decaying.

  After examination, the Ocean County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the body as Ms. Liguori. The death is not considered to be suspicious.