BRICK TOWNSHIP — The Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office has named Mark Richard Austin, 55, of Brick, as the victim of Saturday’s homicide that took place at a home on Acorn Drive.
The announcement was made on the prosecutor’s office Facebook page on Monday, Sept. 9.
The Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office, with the Brick Township Police Department, announced that had opened an investigation into a homicide that took place in the township on Saturday, Sept. 7.
According to an announcement posted online Sunday afternoon by Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer and Brick Township Police Chief James Riccio, the homicide “took place at a Brick Township residence” on Saturday.
The investigation was described as “active and ongoing” and anyone with information is being asked to contact Det. John Murphy of the Prosecutor’s Office Major Crime Unit at  929-2027 or Detective Mark Byrne of the Brick Township Police Department at  262-1117.
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