2016 News Release

January 14, 2016

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State Police Identify Deceased Woman Found in Alloway Township

Detectives Seeking Public’s Assistance with Investigation

Alloway Township, Salem County - The New Jersey State Police is seeking the public’s assistance with an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of Danyelle Minerva, 19, of Atco, N.J., whose body was found in a wooded area off of Woodstown-Alloway Road on Monday, January 11.

At 1:48 p.m., tree service workers discovered the body while working in the area. State Police Major Crimes Unit, Crime Scene Investigation Office, Troop “A” Criminal Investigation Office, and troopers from Woodstown Station responded to the scene to investigate.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the New Jersey State Police Major Crime Unit, Detective Sergeant Glen Garrels at 609-882-2000 ext. 3355 or Woodstown Station at 856-769-0775. Anonymous tips are welcome.

Danyelle Minerva

Danyelle Minerva, 19, of Atco, N.J.

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