Tragedy At Spring Lake In Hamilton Township

July 14, 2022

HAMILTON, NJ (MERCER)–Hamilton Police Report that on July 14, 2022 at approximately 5:05 p.m., Officers were detailed to the area of Overlook Avenue on a report of a missing four year old boy who was last seen approximately forty minutes prior to Police being contacted.

Officers searched the area and at approximately 6:02 p.m. located the boy submerged in Spring Lake which is located in John A. Roebling Memorial Park.  The boy was pulled out of the water by members of the Hamilton Township Fire Department and rushed to the hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

Hamilton Police and the Mercer County Prosecutors Officer Homicide Task Force are investigating the incident.

Anyone with additional information regarding this incident is asked to contact Detective Pat Quick of the Criminal Investigations Juvenile Section at (609) 581-4111 or the Hamilton Police Crime Tip Hotline at (609) 581-4008.

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