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Seaside Heights Woman ID’d As Deceased Person Found Along Trail

Police Lights (Photo: Jason Rojas/Flickr)

Police Lights (Photo: Jason Rojas/Flickr)

A woman discovered deceased along a walking trail has been identified as a Seaside Heights woman, authorities announced Monday.

The body of the woman, found in a wooded area of the Barnegat Branch Trail near Country Line Road in Waretown June 4, was identified as that of Megan Campana, 41, whose last known address was in Seaside Heights.

On June 5, 2021, a postmortem examination performed by the Ocean County Medical Examiner’s Office positively identified the body as that of Campana. The cause and manner of death are pending toxicology results. Prosecutors earlier said that they considered the death to be “suspicious.”

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Anyone with information concerning the investigation is urged to contact Detective Denis Mitchell of the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office at 732-929-2027, or Detective Jeremy Samuel of the Ocean Township Police Department at 609-693-4007.

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