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Man faces murder charge after body found at NJ campground

Posted: 7:47 AM, Oct 22, 2019
Updated: 2019-10-22 07:47:28-04

MANCHESTER TOWNSHIP, N.J. — A man has been charged with murder after a body was found at a southern New Jersey campground.

John Mullen faces numerous other counts stemming from the slaying in Manchester Township, including armed robbery and tampering with evidence.

Mullen was charged shortly after police responded to the Surf & Stream Campground in Manchester on Sunday night, following reports that a body had been found at the site.

Further details about the death have not been disclosed. The name of the victim and a possible motive also have not been released.

It wasn’t known Monday if the 50-year-old Mullen has retained an attorney.