Toms River: On Wednesday August 7, 2019 at approximately 8:42 PM police were dispatched to 150 Route 37 W, Deer Chase Professional Park for reports of an assault.  Police arrived on scene to find a female victim unresponsive. After lifesaving efforts by first responders, the victim was pronounced at Community Medical Center and the investigation became a homicide.  The investigation is ongoing at this time.

This is an ongoing investigation; Please refer all inquiries to the Ocean County Prosecutors Office. A full release will come at a later time.