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Lakewood Death Under Investigation

Ocean County

By: Najla Alexander 

Authorities in Ocean County announced that on February 28, at approximately 12:13 p.m., the Lakewood Township Police Department received notification concerning an unconscious male located inside the trunk of a vehicle parked in the area of Fairview Court in Lakewood Township.AdOcean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer said upon responding to the area, officers located the body of a deceased male.

The Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crime Unit, Lakewood Township Police Department, Manchester Township Police Department, and Ocean County Sheriff’s Office Crime Scene Investigation Unit are currently investigating this matter, officials say. 

“This remains an active and ongoing investigation. There is no known danger to the public, and additional information will be released when it becomes available,” Prosecutor Billhimer stated.

Anyone in possession of information regarding this investigation is urged to contact Detective Olga Brylevskaya of the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office at 732-929-2027, extension 4105, or Detective Austin Letts of the Lakewood Township Police Department at 732-363-0200.