Detective Sergeant Greg Staffordsmith and Al Della Fave of the Prosecutor’s Office released the following statement this afternoon.
“The Lakewood Police Department in conjunction with the Ocean County Prosecutors Office and Ocean County Sheriff’s Department CSI Unit is investigating the suspicious death of a 46 year old Lakewood Man.
On Sunday October 12th, at approximately 5:30 a.m., Officer Brandon Burkhardt responded to a Coventry Drive home in response to an unresponsive male.
Emergency medical personnel responded, however, resuscitative efforts were unsuccessful.
At this time, we are speaking to several individuals in an effort to gather information pertaining to the victims activity in the hours prior to his death.
Anyone with information is asked contact Det. Peter Aakjer at 732-363-0200 ext 5338 or Det. Ray Gardner at 732-929-2027.”