A murder sufferer discovered within the aspect yard of a South Jersey house final week died of a single gunshot to the higher physique, investigators revealed Thursday.

Randy O. White, 27, of Penns Grove, was discovered late Friday morning on South Broad Avenue within the borough. A passerby noticed the physique, police mentioned.

Randy O. White (Fb)

A seek for the shooter continues, confirmed Penns Grove Police Chief John T. Stranahan Sr. 

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Whereas White was a borough resident, he did not stay within the space the place he was discovered, Stranahan famous.

A small memorial, together with candles, flowers, balloons and stuffed animals, was left close to the crime scene, and relations held a vigil on the spot on Tuesday.

A funeral service is deliberate for Friday.

Whereas residents on both aspect of the placement had been White was discovered didn’t reply their doorways on a current afternoon, one other resident on the road mentioned he is involved about crime in his neighborhood. 

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“That is why I keep in the home,” mentioned Jeffery Terrell, who has lived on South Broad for a couple of years. “It is getting a bit tough round right here. If I take the children out, it is out again.” 

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Anybody with details about White’s loss of life is requested to name Detective Sgt. Jason Spera at 856-299-0304, Detective Jim Gillespie at 856-935-7510 or Penns Grove’s principal police dispatch quantity at 856-299-0055.

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