Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer announced that on March 6, 2023, at approximately 1:45 p.m., multiple fire companies from the Little Egg Harbor Township area responded to a structure fire on Harvest Way in Little Egg Harbor Township. During a search of the residence, the body of a deceased male was discovered. The decedent’s body was transported to Community Medical Center in Toms River for a post mortem examination and identification.
The origin and cause of the fire are currently under investigation by the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office Arson Unit, Ocean County Sheriff’s Office Crime Scene Investigation Unit, Little Egg Harbor Township Police Department Detective Bureau, Ocean County Fire Marshal’s Office, and Ocean County Medical Examiner’s Office.
Additional information will be released to the public as it becomes available.