Police ID body found in grass near NJ Walmart
TOWNSHIP OF EGG HARBOR — A body found on the shoulder of the road near a shopping center on Monday morning has been identified but an investigation into the circumstances of the man’s death is continuing.
Egg Harbor Township police found an “obviously deceased” Joseph Richardson 2nd, 42, of the Landisville section of Buena, around 7:20 a.m. in the grass along Black Horse Pike near the Oak Tree Plaza mall , according to Captain Heath Per.
There were no obvious signs of foul play, but an investigation is underway to determine the cause of death. Per asked anyone with information about the incident to call 609-926-4051.
Richardson is the third deceased person found in the township in the past month.
Egg Harbor Township police say Demetrio Serrano-Cruz, 59, and Rafael Morales, 69, likely died of carbon monoxide poisoning when they were found dead inside the Farmington section of Egg Harbor Township on December 28. Both men were township residents. .
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