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Ongoing Death Investigation

January 4, 2021

Cape May Court House, New Jersey – Cape May County Prosecutor Jeffrey H. Sutherland and Chief William Priole of the Lower Township Police Department announce an ongoing death investigation on Cardinal Avenue in the Villas section of Lower Township.

On the morning of January 4, 2021, the Lower Township Police Department responded to a residence on Cardinal Avenue to check the well being of the occupants. Upon arrival officers found two deceased individuals. Detectives from the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office and the Lower Township Police Department immediately responded and are still currently conducting an investigation.

Prosecutor Sutherland stated this investigation is ongoing and more information will be released once it is developed. Prosecutor Sutherland also said there is no threat to the public at this time, but Cardinal Avenue may be closed until the investigation is completed.

Prosecutor Sutherland urges anyone who may have information regarding this death investigation to contact the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office at 609-465-1135, or the Lower Township Police Department at 609-886-1619, or report it anonymously through the Cape May County Sheriff’s Tip Line at cmcsheriff.net and click on anonymous tip, or through the Cape May County Crime Stoppers, 609-889-3597.