Middle Township Police are investigating the death of a 13-year-old boy over the weekend.

According to a press release, officers received a call around 10AM Sunday about an unresponsive 13-year-old boy in the Rio Grande section of Middle Township. When they arrived, officers found the boy unresponsive in his bed. Atlanticare Medics arrived on scene at which time the boy was pronounced dead.

A preliminary investigation reveals the boy died sometime during the night. The cause of death is unknown at this time and the investigation is still ongoing.

The Middle Township Police Major Crimes Unit and the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office are investigating.

 

SOURCE: Middle Township Police Department press release, 6/5/17