July 6, 2012 EGG HARBOR TWP. – The body of an unidentified male was discovered in a basin at a
local quarry this morning, acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain stated.
At approximately 8:30 a.m., Egg Harbor Township police responded to a call of a dead
body that was spotted by golf course workers floating in a body of water at a quarry
bordering Twisted Dunes Golf Club on Ocean Heights Avenue.
The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit also responded to the scene, as well as the County Medical Examiner’s Office, who took custody of the body.
The Medical Examiner’s Office completed an autopsy this afternoon, which revealed the
cause of death to be asphyxia due to drowning. The manner of death is pending
The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit and the Egg Harbor
Township Police Department are investigating this death. Anyone with information
should contact the Major Crimes Unit at (609)-909-7666 or the Egg Harbor Township
Police Department at (609)-927-5200.