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Preliminary Autopsy Results of Man Found Dead in Gallow Twp. Released

Galloway Township

Police continue the investigation of the death of a man found on the side of the highway in Galloway Township last January 3rd, Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain announced.

In response to 9-1-1 calls, Galloway Township Police responded on Sunday, January 3, 2016 at 7:20 a.m. to Great Creek Road, where the body of a 33-year-old male Atlantic City resident was found dead at the scene.

The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit also responded and the next-of-kin was notified.

Preliminary findings of an autopsy performed by New Jersey State Southern Regional Medical Examiner’s Office Dr. Marianne Hamel on January 4, 2015 determined the cause of death to be blunt impact of head with skull fractures and brain injuries, and the manner of death was undetermined.

The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit and the Galloway Township Police Department are investigating.

Pending further investigation, neither the identity of the deceased nor additional detail of the incident will be released.