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Human skull found near Ocean City

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Posted: Wednesday, September 18, 2019 3:49 pm

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – A portion of a human skull was found last week on a beach off of the Ocean Drive Bridge, which connects Ocean City to Egg Harbor Township. 

A pedestrian walking a dog along a beach on the Egg Harbor Township side of the Ocean Drive Bridge discovered the skull around 9:30 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 9, according to Lt. Theodore Schafer, of the New Jersey State Police. 

The New Jersey State Police Woodbine Barracks was contacted, along with the New Jersey State Police Homicide South Unit, who took possession of the item. 

The skull was then given to the Southern Regional Medical Examiner’s Office.  The Medical Examiner’s office confirmed that the skull is human. 

The New Jersey State Police are currently investigating the case. 

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