Authorities are investigating a suspicious death in Lakewood.
Lakewood Police responded to a residence on Thornbury Court yesterday in reference to a wellness check. Responding Officers found the body of a deceased female.
The Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crime Unit, Lakewood Township Police Department and Ocean County Sheriff’s Office Crime Scene Investigation Unit are currently investigating.
“This is a suspicious death and this remains an active and ongoing investigation. There is no danger to the public and more information will be released when it becomes available,” Prosecutor Billhimer stated.
If anyone has any information concerning this investigation they are urged to contact authorities.
Editor’s Note: In response to inquiries as to why we refrained from publishing this until now, it was due to the sensitive nature of the investigation which law enforcement officials felt can harm the investigation if publicized.