The body of an Egg Harbor Township woman was discovered on the side of the road this morning, acting AtlanticCounty Prosecutor Jim McClain announced.
Thursday morning, Egg Harbor Township police received a 9-1-1 call from a motorist who stated he observed a body on the side of the road near the intersection of Fork Road and the Black Horse Pike in the Cardiff section of the Township.
Police responded to Fork Road, where the deceased victim was identified as 29-year-old Amber Swigert. The Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office Major Crimes Unit also responded to the scene. The victim's next of kin have been notified. An autopsy is pending.
The Major Crimes Unit and the Egg Harbor Township Police Department are investigating this death. It remains to be determined if the death was a homicide.
Anyone with information pertaining to this death is asked to contact the Major Crimes
Unit at (609)-909-7666 or the Egg Harbor Township Police Department at (609)-927-5200.