Authorities have released the identity of a 21-year-old Philadelphia woman found dead on the passengers seat of a vehicle outside a Brick 7 Eleven.
According to police, yesterday at 7:19 pm, OCPO Major Crimes Unit Det. John Murphy responded to the 7 Eleven located at 1151 Burnt Tavern Road in Brick Township to conduct a death investigation.
Upon arriving at the scene, he was met by Det. Mark Byrne of the Brick Township Police Department. Also responding to the scene was Det. Ralph Laudicina from the Ocean County Sheriff's Department (CSI) and Dr. Leslie Cauvin from the Ocean County Medical Examiner's Office.
Det. Byrne advised that Brick Police had responded to the establishment after a patrol officer observed a blue in color Honda Accord which had been seen the previous evening parked in the same parking spot with a black female in the vehicle seated on the front passenger seat.
When the patrolman approached the vehicle, he observed the individual on the passenger seat unconscious and unresponsive.
The patrolman forced entry into the vehicle and observed the female identified as Moiyamoe Foffanah, 21, of Philadelphia, PA to be deceased. Dr. Cauvin pronounced the decedent dead at 7:30 pm.
No outward signs of trauma were noted to the body of the decedent.
The scene was processed and photographed by Det. Laudicina. A search of the vehicle yielded negative results.
The decedent was transported to Community Medical Center in Toms River, NJ pending a scheduled post mortem examination.
The investigation continues pending ME report citing the cause and manner of death.