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Fatal Fire in North Cape May, Under Investigation

Cape May Court House, New Jersey (February 7, 2022)– County Prosecutor Jeffrey H. Sutherland and  Chief Kevin Lewis of the Lower Township Police Department announced the investigation of a fatal fire in the North Cape May section of Lower Township. Screen Shot 2022-02-07 at 10.22.17

On Sunday, February 6, 2022, Lower Township patrol officers responded to the scene of a fully involved structure fire at 224 Suzane Road, North Cape May. Once the fire was extinguished, the remains of an unidentified female were found in the bedroom of the residence. An autopsy was conducted on Sunday, February 6, 2022, and the cause of the fire is being investigated by members of the Cape May County  Prosecutor's Office, Lower Township Police Department, and the Cape May County  Fire Marshall's Office. 

According to Prosecutor Sutherland, the preliminary investigation and autopsy have  not revealed anything suspicious in nature at this time.  

Prosecutor Sutherland urges anyone who may have information regarding this fire to contact the Cape May County Prosecutor's Office at 609-465-1135, the Lower  Township Police Department at 609-886-1619 or report the information  anonymously through the Cape May County Sheriff's Tip Line at