Route 37: Homicide in Toms River


A murder took place last night on route 37 in Toms River. Police released the following statement:

“On Wednesday August 7, 2019 at approximately 8:42 PM police were dispatched to 150 Route 37 W, Deer Chase Professional Park for reports of an assault.  Police arrived on scene to find a female victim unresponsive.

After lifesaving efforts by first responders, the victim was pronounced dead at Community Medical Center and the investigation became a homicide.  This is a joint investigation with the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office and The Ocean County Sheriff’s Department, and is ongoing at this time. 

Thank you for your patience as we gather the facts when investigating an incident. We never rush to put out information as active investigations are ever changing and we do not want misinformation out there.  It is also important to us to make sure the families of victims are notified before the story is sent out in a press release.  Please continue to rely on us for the facts and help us respect the families of victims.”


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