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Office of Public Affairs (609) 882-2000
Capt. Stephen Jones - ext. 6513
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A/Sgt. Jeff Flynn - ext. 6516
Tpr. Alina Spies - ext. 6531

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
August 26, 2014

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State Police Seeks the Publicís Help With Murder Investigation

Fairfield Township, N.J. - New Jersey State Police detectives from the Major Crime Unit and Bridgeton Station are seeking the publicís help with the homicide investigation of Jennifer Cruz-Chavez, 37, of Bridgeton, N.J.

On Sunday, August 24, at approximately 4:35 p.m., troopers responded to Buckshutem Road in the area of milepost 4 for the report of a body being discovered by hunters in a wooded area located just off of the roadway. The victim was pronounced deceased at 6:26 p.m. before being taken to Shore Memorial Hospital in Somers Point, N.J.

On Monday, August, 25, Doctor Ian Hood of the Southern Regional Medical Examinerís Office conducted a post mortem examination of the victim. He determined the manner of death to be homicide as a result of multiple blunt force trauma.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the New Jersey State Police Major Crime Unit at (609) 882-2000 ext. 2538 or Bridgeton Station at (856) 451-0101.

 
Jennifer Cruz-Chavez, 37, of Bridgeton, N.J.

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