††††††††††††††††††† †††† Middlesex County Prosecutorís Office

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††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††† *News Release* †† ††††††Date: September 10, 2009




Woman identified; cause of death remains undetermined


††††††††† Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Old Bridge Police Chief Thomas H. Collow announced that police today identified a 42-year-old woman whose body was recovered from a wooded area of the township on September 9, 2009.


††††††††† The name of the woman is being withheld until her next of kin is notified.


††††††††† An autopsy was performed today by the Middlesex County Medical Examinerís Office, but the cause of death remained inconclusive pending the results of toxicological tests, which will take one to two weeks to complete.


Police recovered the womanís body from the wooded area near residences on Springhill Road in Old Bridge after receiving a phone call at 1:28 p.m. on September 9, 2009.


Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Michael Mechen, of the Old Bridge Police Department, at (732) 721-5600, extension 3001, or Investigator Paul Miller, of the Middlesex County Prosecutorís Office, at (732) 745-4466.