Gloucester County Prosecutor, Charles A. Fiore, announced that Daniel Brennan, 33, of Greenwich, Cumberland County was arrested and charged on July 19, 2018, with causing the death of 31-year-old Leeann Foltrauer of Pitman, New Jersey.
On July 18, 2018, at approximately 2:30 p.m., the Pitman Police Department responded to well-being check at a Boulevard Avenue residence. Upon arrival, police discovered Foltrauer deceased inside the residence.
An autopsy performed by Gloucester County Medical Examiner Dr. Gerald Feigin on July 19, 2018, concluded that Foltrauer’s death was caused by multiple blunt force injuries to the head and the manner of death was determined to be homicide.
Officers of the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office Fugitive Unit and the U.S. Marshal’s Service took Brennan into custody without incident in Mt. Ephraim, New Jersey.
Brennan, an unemployed warehouse worker who had recently moved in with Ms. Foltrauer, is charged by the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office with first-degree murder, third-degree criminal restraint; third-degree theft by unlawful taking; third-degree credit card theft/fraudulent use; third-degree possession of a weapon, and fourth-degree possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose. He is being held in the Salem County Jail pending a detention hearing.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact GCPO Detective Colleen McCausland at 856-868-8928 or Det. Nick Barbetta of the Pitman Police Department at 856-589-3501.
Information can also be e-mailed to the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office at email@example.com.
Agencies assisting in the investigation and arrest are Pitman Police Department; Mantua Township Police Department; the New Jersey State Police; Westville Police Department; NJSP Real-Time Crime Center-South; the United States Marshal’s Service; Vineland City Police Department; Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office; and the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office.
All persons charged with crimes are presumed innocent until proven otherwise in a court of law.
*Updated/Corrected 4:00 pm; 7:30 pm*