Gloucester City, N.J. – A deceased male was pulled from Little Timber Creek in Gloucester City Monday afternoon, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Gloucester City Police Chief Brian Morrell.
Officers responded to the 600 block of Broadway at approximately 2:14 p.m. after train operators spotted a body in the water. Officers located the body of a 66-year-old male floating face down in the creek. Marine unit members from the Westville and Bellmawr Fire Departments retrieved the body from the water.
The Medical Examiner’s Office conducted an autopsy on Tuesday. The cause of death was determined to be drowning and the manner of death was ruled accidental.
Further results are pending the decedent’s toxicology results. A case of beer along with some empty cans were found on scene.
The investigation is being handled by the CCPO’s Major Crimes Unit and Gloucester City Police.