Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Berlin Township Police Chief Leonard Check reported a homicide in the township last night.

Berlin Township Police were dispatched at 10:17 p.m. on Wednesday to a residence on the 100 block of Patton Avenue for 911 calls about an assault.

Officers arrived and found the victim, Carol Bowne, 39, lying in the driveway outside her home. She was suffering from multiple stab wounds.

Bowne was transported to Virtua Hospital in Berlin. She succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced dead at 11:22 p.m.

Detectives believe the killing stemmed from a domestic dispute. No suspect or suspects are in custody at this time.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Camden County Prosecutor’s Office Detective Frank Simpson at (856) 365-3114 or Berlin Township Police Lt. Tony McVeigh at (856) 767-5878.

Information may also be emailed to

Released Thursday, June 4, 2015.