Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo, Lindenwold Police Chief Thomas Brennan and Delaware River Port Authority Chief Jack Stief reported a child was located inside of a vehicle at the Lindenwold PATCO station on August 16, 2019.
At approximately 3:38 p.m., Camden County Central Communications received a 9-1-1 call in reference to a child inside of a van at the PATCO High Speed Line in Lindenwold. When the Delaware River Port Authority (DRPA) and Lindenwold Police arrived at the scene, they located the 22-month-old female unresponsive in her car seat with the passenger window broken. The baby was pronounced deceased at the scene at 3:54 p.m.
The investigation into the incident is ongoing.
At this time, there have been no charges filed and no further information being released.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Camden County Prosecutor’s Office Detective Mike Batista at (856) 676-8175 or DRPA Corporal Joseph Ebling at (856) 969-7884.
Information may also be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Released Saturday, August 17, 2019.