September 21, 2022
TRENTON, NJ (MERCER)–The Mercer County Homicide Task Force and the Trenton Police Department are investigating a suspicious death in the city, Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo J. Onofri reported.
On September 21, 2022, Trenton Communications received a call for a well-being check at a residence on Park Avenue. Responding officers forced entry and located the body of a deceased individual in the basement.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Mercer County Homicide Task Force at (609) 989-6406. Information can also be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Trenton Public Information Officer, Timothy J. Carroll told MidJersey.news earlier that Trenton Police Communications Center received a call for a well-being check on a female that lives at 907 Park Avenue. When Police Officers arrived on scene and did not receive an answer at the door. The Trenton Fire Department was requested and forced entry was made. Police units searched the 1st and 2nd floors with no results. Units then checked the basement to find a body. The Mercer County Homicide task force was notified and investigating along with Trenton Police.
In an unconfirmed initial report that was told to MidJersey.news Trenton Police responded to a welfare check for relative of the person that lives at the Park Street Address. The relative stated a wallet was found in the car by the relative and bullet holes were found in the house on the initial call in the unconfirmed report. A short time later Trenton Police called the Trenton Fire Department to force the door to check on the person that lives at that address. It was unclear if any shell casings or bullet holes were found as that was said in the initial unconfirmed report.
As of last night, there have been fifteen reported homicides in the City of Trenton for 2022. If this suspicious death is ruled a homicide this will be Trenton’s 16 homicide of 2022. Check back for additional details as they become available.
Trenton Police and the Mercer County Homicide Task Force are investigating a homicide where a Hamilton man was killed last night.
Information about that homicide is here:
Photos of the scene this morning by: Brian McCarthy