MAYS LANDING –The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit and the Somers Point Police Department are conducting a cooperative investigation in the homicide of a Somers Point man, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner Wednesday, April 1.
On March 30 at 9:55 p.m., the Somers Point Police Department was asked by neighbors to do a welfare check on 67-year-old Somers Hickman at his Chapman Avenue home.
Upon arrival, officers found Hickman deceased in the home. They contacted the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit and a cooperative investigation ensued.
An autopsy was done on March 31 and the pending cause of death was determined to be blunt force trauma and the pending manner of death a homicide.
Anyone with information, regarding this investigation is asked to call the Atlantic County Prosecutors Office Major Crimes Unit at 609-909-7800 or go to the Prosecutor’s Office Web site at http://www.acpo.org/tips.html and provide information by filling out the form anonymously on the Submit a Tip page.
People can also call Crime Stoppers at 609-652-1234 or 1-800-658-8477 (TIPS) or visit the Crime Stoppers Website at http://www.crimestoppersatlantic.com/. Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards for information leading to the arrest and indictment of those who commit crimes in Atlantic County.