Police & Fire

Woman's Body Found on Route 22 Median


SOMERVILLE, N.J. - An autopsy is being performed on the body of a woman found on the center median of Route 22 in Branchburg Wednesday afternoon near the Route 28 intersection as police try to piece together the details surrounding her death.

Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson provided the following account:

Branchburg Police received a phone call at 1:22 p.m. about the body, drove to the location and secured the area as a crime scene.

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Detectives from the Branchburg Township Police Department and Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office were assisted in the on-site investigation by the FBI and personnel from the New Jersey Northern Regional Medical Examiner’s Office, where the autopsy is being performed.

Police have not released a description of the woman, how long the body might have been on the median, or any other details.

Robertson is asking that anyone with information to contact the Somerset County Prosecutors Office Major Crimes Unit at 908-231-7100, the Branchburg Township Police Department 908-526-3830 or the Somerset County Crime Stoppers’ Tip Line at 1-888-577-TIPS (8477) or online at www.888577tips.org or scpo.net and click on either “Crime Stoppers” or “TIPS HOTLINE”. All anonymous Crime Stopper tips will be kept confidential.

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