TOMS RIVER – A report of an assault turned into a homicide investigation after the victim succumbed to injuries, police said.
The reports of an assault came in at about 8:42 p.m. Wednesday night, and police were dispatched to 150 Route 37 West, at the Deer Chase Professional Park.
Officers encountered an unresponsive female and first responders performed lifesaving efforts. However, she was pronounced dead at Community Medical Center.
This homicide investigation is being conducted by the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crime Unit, Toms River Township Police Department and Ocean County Sheriff’s Department Crime Scene Investigation Unit.
Although a press release from the prosecutor’s office said that no further information will be provided at this time, the release did note that there is no danger to the public at this time.