An Egg Harbor Township Woman is dead, and her death is being ruled a homicide.

According to a release from the Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office, a passing motorist spotted the body around 9am Friday on the side of Weymouth Road.

According to the Press of Atlantic City, the victim has been identified as 25 year-old Joyce Y. Vanderhoff of Egg Harbor Township. According to Vanderhoff's Facebook Page, she was a 2006 graduate of Egg Harbor Township High School.

The release from the Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office includes this information:

The death investigation remains ongoing. Additional information will be released when
Anyone who has any information pertaining to this case or has noticed any suspicious
activity in the area is asked to call the Major Crimes Unit at 609-909-7666 or the
Hamilton Township Police Department ay 609-625-2700.
Anyone with information involving serious crimes is asked to call the Atlantic
County Prosecutor’s Office at 609-909-7800 or go to the Prosecutor’s Office Web
site at and provide information by filling out the
form anonymously on the Submit a Tip page. People can also call Crime Stoppers
at 609-652-1234 or 1-800-658-8477 (TIPS) or visit the Crime Stoppers Website at Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards for
information leading to the arrest and indictment of those who commit crimes in Atlantic County.