According to officials, on Thursday, at approximately 3:30 pm, the Monroe Township Police Department was dispatched to 1920 South Black Horse Pike, Williamstown, to answer a report of an abandoned vehicle that was potentially on fire.
Police say the description of the car was consistent with a car being sought in connection with an ongoing Missing/Endangered Person investigation regarding the well-being of 22-year-old Sicklerville resident Sahlena Blackwell-Jacobs.
The Monroe Township Police Department, in conjunction with the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office, arrived at the scene and discovered Blackwell-Jacobs deceased in the vehicle.
An investigation is ongoing by the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office’s Major Crimes and Crime Scene Units, in close coordination with the Monroe Township Police Department and other law enforcement partners.
"At this time, the circumstances surrounding the death of Blackwell-Jacobs are deemed suspicious in nature".
The Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office encourages any potential witnesses with information regarding the death, activities, or travels of Sahlena Blackwell-Jacobs to contact Det. Brian Lloyd of the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office at 609-221-4849 or Det. Kevin Bielski of the Monroe Township Police Department at 856-728-9800 Ext 516