For Immediate Release – July 10, 2015
Cape May Court House, New Jersey - Cape May County Prosecutor Robert L. Taylor and Middle Township Police Chief Chris Leusner announce that on today’s date the identity of the male and female who were discovered in the Rio Grande section of Middle Township on July 8, 2015 have been identified as John Clohessy 53 year old male and Carrie Clohessy 41 year old female. Both individuals were homeless at the time of their deaths.
On July 10, 2015 an autopsy was performed on both individuals by the Southern Region Medical Examiner’s Office and the preliminary report indicates that there were no signs of trauma to either body and the final results are pending toxicology results.
Prosecutor Taylor and Chief Leusner report that this is an on-going investigation by the Major Crimes Unit of the Prosecutor’s Office and the Middle Township Police Department.