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Authorities Investigate Woodbury Homicide


By: Yuritza Arroyo

Authorities in Gloucester County announced that on Wednesday, January 4, 2023, at approximately 2:41 P.M., officers from the Woodbury Police Department were dispatched to the area of Franklin and Wallace Streets for the report of a male who had suffered a gunshot wound.

According to Woodbury Police, officers discovered a victim who had sustained multiple gunshot wounds.

Police say immediate medical attention was rendered, and he was transported to Cooper University Hospital and pronounced dead.

The deceased male was identified as 21-year-old male Brandon L. Blanton of Woodbury.

An Autopsy conducted on January 5, 2023, by Gloucester County Medical Examiner Dr. Gerald Feign ruled the cause of Blanton’s death as multiple gunshot wounds and the manner of death as a homicide.