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Housing authority employee found dead at Chatham apartment

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - An employee of the New Brunswick Housing Authority was found dead in his Chatham residence on the morning of November 24, according to a police report.

Officers from the Chatham Borough Police Department responded to the residence of Mark Roedelbronn for a welfare check that morning.

Roedelbronn hadn’t shown up to work or responded to any calls or texts for several days, prompting city officials  to call the Chatham police.

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Police responded to the apartment, where they found Roedelbronn deceased. He was taken to Overlook Medical Center in Summit, where he was pronounced dead later that morning.

His next of kin was notified, according to the police report, and a memorial service is planned at the Brunswick Memorial Funeral Home in East Brunswick.

Officials from the city government and housing authority could not be immediately reached for comment.

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