April 17, 2020
Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer announced that on April 16, 2020, Lakewood Township Police were summoned to a residence on Central Avenue to perform a wellness check. Responding Officers found two individuals – an eighty six year-old female and a fifty one year-old male, both were deceased.
An investigation by the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crime Unit, Lakewood Township Police Department and the Ocean County Sheriff’s Office Crime Scene Investigation Unit is currently underway. “At this time, the information available to us indicates that both of the decedents have extensive medical histories. A post mortem examination of both decedents will be performed today. We will release their identities hopefully later today as soon as we have confirmation regarding family notification,” Prosecutor Billhimer stated.