In a brief statement released by the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office Sunday, authorities confirmed they are investigating a homicide that occurred in town.
The statement did not divulge where the suspected killing occurred nor the nature of the incident. It only said that a homicide occurred Saturday in a residence. Readers told Shorebeat that there was a large police presence in the Cedar Bridge Manor section, especially in the area of Acorn Drive.
The Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crime Unit, Brick Township Police Department and the Ocean County Sheriff’s Office Crime Scene Investigation Unit are investigating.
Anyone with information on this incident should contact Detective John Murphy of the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crime Unit at 732-929-2027 or Detective Mark Byrne of the Brick Township Police Department at 732-262-1117, the statement said.