Middlesex County officials announced that a 62-year-old man, his daughter-in-law, and her daughter have been identified as the victims who drowned in East Brunswick on June 22.
According to East Brunswick Police, the victims were identified as Bharat Patel, 62, daughter-in-law Nisha Patel, 33, and her 8-year-old daughter, all who reside at the home in East Brunswick.
Police responded to the residence located at 43 Clearview Road at approximately 4:18 pm on June 22 and found the three victims unresponsive in the pool; they were pronounced dead shortly after being found.
The Middlesex County Regional Medical Examiner’s Office has determined the manner of death as accidental and the cause of death to be drowning for all three victims.
Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Kimberly DiParisi of the East Brunswick Police Department at (732) 390-6900, or Detective Mark Morris of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office at (732) 745-3927.
The investigation currently is active and ongoing.