Investigation Continues Into The Death Of Woman Found On Side Of Route 1 In West Windsor On Christmas

December 26, 2022

WEST WINDSOR, NJ (MERCER)–West Windsor Police reported that on December 25, 2022 at 5:23 p.m., West Windsor Patrol Units responded to the area of 3466 US Route 1 North (an unoccupied former car dealership) on multiple reports of a possible deceased person.  Upon Patrol’s arrival, they located an unknown white female believed to be possibly in her 40’s lying deceased in the shoulder of US Route 1 North. 

The West Windsor Police Department Detective Bureau and Administration arrived at the scene thereafter.  The West Windsor Police Department Detective Bureau took over the investigation in conjunction with members of the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Homicide Task Force.  The Middlesex Regional Medical Examiner’s Office removed the deceased female.  

The Manner and Cause of Death are still being determined.  No identity will be released at this time pending next of kin notification and the ongoing investigation.  The Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Task Force and the WWPD are jointly continuing the investigation.  Anyone with information can contact the Mercer County Homicide Task Force at (609) 989-6406 or in addition Det. Abade at (609) 799-1222, our Anonymous Tipline at (609) 799-0452, or email at  

Others responding were, West Windsor Township Division of Fire & Emergency Services, Captial Health Paramedics, Princeton Junction Fire Company.

Last night’s story here: