Lumberton Woman's Death Ruled a Homicide

Burlington County Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi and Lumberton Township Police Chief Anthony DiLoreto announced that a Lumberton Township woman was found dead in her home yesterday in the 100 block of Nassau Road.

The decedent was identified as 45-year-old Shannon O’Rourke. Her death was ruled a homicide by Burlington County Medical Examiner Dr. Ian Hood.

The details of the death are not being released at this time. No arrests have been made.

The case is being investigated by detectives from the Lumberton Township Police Department and the Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit, Crime Scene Unit and High-Tech Crimes Unit.

Anyone with information that may be helpful to the investigation is asked to call the Prosecutor’s Office at 609-265-5035 and ask to speak to a detective in the Major Crimes Unit. After-hours calls can be directed to Burlington County Central Communication at 609-267-8300.