17-Year-Old Teen Killed by Stone Slab in Berkeley Identified

Authorities have identified the 17-year-old found dead after a stone slab fell on him in the township's Bayville section.

Jared Marchiano, 17, of Bayville was allegedly attempting to walk between marble and granite slabs when a piece fell on top of him.

According to authorities, a person driving near the area discovered the body around 6:40 a.m. when he proceeded to alert police. 

Although police determined that the  650 pound piece fell and killed Marchiano, it's not clear at this time  when the accident occurred.

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