Death of Woman Found in Woods Ruled a Homicide

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    NEWSLETTERS

    New Jersey State Police
    On Sunday around 4:35 p.m., hunters found the body of Jennifer Cruz-Chavez, 37, in a wooded area near Buckshutem Road in Fairfield Township, New Jersey.

    The death of a South Jersey woman whose body was found in a wooded area has been ruled a homicide.

    On Sunday around 4:35 p.m., hunters found the body of Jennifer Cruz-Chavez, 37, in a wooded area near Buckshutem Road in Fairfield Township, New Jersey. Chavez, of Bridgeton, New Jersey, was pronounced dead at 6:26 p.m.

    On Monday, investigators ruled her death a homicide as a result of blunt force trauma.

    No arrests have been made and police have not yet released a description of any suspects.

    If you have any information on Chavez’s death, please call the New Jersey State Police Major Crime Unit at (609) 882-2000 ext. 2538 or Bridgeton Station at (856) 451-0101.