MAYS LANDING, N.J. — Authorities are investigating the death of a woman whose body was found in New Jersey as an apparent homicide.
The Atlantic County prosecutor’s office says the body was reported behind a building in Atlantic City just before 11:30 p.m. Saturday.
Police arrived and found 56-year-ld Vernell Vance dead with “significant blunt force head trauma.”
An autopsy is planned Monday. City police and the county prosecutor’s major crimes unit are investigating.