GALLOWAY TWP – 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. Next-of-kin were 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: 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.
Anyone with information involving serious crimes is asked to call the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office at 609-909-7800 or go to the Prosecutor’s Office Web site at http://www.acpo.org/tips.html and provide information by filling out the form anonymously on the Submit a Tip page. People can also call Crime Stoppers at 609-652-1234 or 1-800-658-8477 (TIPS) or visit the Crime Stoppers Website at http://www.crimestoppersatlantic.com/. Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards for information leading to the arrest and indictment of those who commit crimes in Atlantic County.