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Cumberland County Man Charged with Killing of Pitman Woman

By kcora on
Cumberland County Pitman

According to authorities, Daniel Brennan, 33, of Greenwich, was arrested and charged on July 19th with causing the death of 31-year-old Leeann Foltrauer of Pitman, New Jersey.


Officials say on July 18th, at approximately 2:30 p.m., the Pitman Police Department responded to well-being check at a Boulevard Avenue residence.  Upon arrival, police discovered Foltrauer deceased inside the residence. 


An autopsy performed by Gloucester County Medical Examiner Dr. Gerald Feigin on July 19th, concluded that Foltrauer’s death was caused by multiple blunt force injuries to the head and the manner of death was determined to be homicide.


According to authorities, officers of the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office Fugitive Unit and the U.S. Marshal’s Service, took Brennan into custody without incident in Mt. Ephraim, New Jersey. 


The Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office charged Brennan, an unemployed warehouse worker who had recently moved in with Ms. Foltrauer, with first-degree murder, third-degree criminal restraint; third-degree theft by unlawful taking; third-degree credit card theft/fraudulent use; third-degree possession of a weapon, and fourth-degree possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose. 

Officials say he is being held in the Salem County Jail pending a detention hearing.


Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact GCPO Detective Colleen McCausland at 856-868-8928 or Det. Nick Barbetta of the Pitman Police Department at 856-589-3501.