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Authorities Investigating Double Homicide in Glassboro

Autopsies conducted by the Gloucester County Medical ruled the cause of death for both victims as gunshot wounds and the manner of death as homicide.

On Wednesday, August 19, 2020, at approximately 9:16am, officers from the Glassboro Police Department responded to 23 Warrick Avenue in Glassboro regarding a check on the well-being of two residents at the property.

Upon arrival, Glassboro Police Department Officers discovered 26 year-old Manuel DelaRosa Jr. and 36 year-old Shantal Farrow deceased inside of the residence with apparent gunshot wounds.

Autopsies conducted on August 20, 2020, by Gloucester County Medical Examiner Dr. Gerald Feigin ruled the cause of death for both victims as gunshot wounds and the manner of death as homicide.

Circumstances surrounding the homicides are currently under investigation by the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office and the Glassboro Police Department.

“We do not believe this was a random act and are confident that there is not any imminent danger to the Glassboro community. We are aggressively investigating this double homicide, doing everything possible to bring to justice the individual(s) who carried out these acts of senseless violence,” stated Gloucester County Acting Prosecutor Christine A. Hoffman.

Investigators believe there are witnesses who may be able to provide crucial information regarding this ongoing investigation.

The Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office encourages any witnesses with information regarding these homicides and/or any related matters to contact Detective Brian Lloyd of the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office at 609-221-4849 or Investigator Haley Mangione of the Glassboro Police Department at 856-340-0661.

Information can also be e-mailed to the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office at tips@co.gloucester.nj.us.

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