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Lakewood suspicious death investigation

Today at approximately 2:15 pm the Lakewood Police Department was notified by a woman out walking her dog in Lake Shenandoah Park that a male was laying on the ground unresponsive. Lakewood PD responded and found the male deceased.

The officers secured the scene and the Lakewood Detective Bureau, OCPO Major Crimes Unit and Ocean County Sheriff’s Department CSI responded to process the scene.

At this time the investigation is labeled a suspicious death. No ID or condition of the body will be provided until a formal report is received from the Ocean County Medical Examiners Office.

The lead detectives in the case are OCPO Major Crime Unit Det. John Murphy and Lakewood PD Det. Lynn Miller. Anyone with information is asked to contact the OCPO at 732 929-2027. All information will be treated completely confidential.