MAYS LANDING— Exactly two years ago today, the remains of a man were found along the wood line of an undeveloped private property at 1201 Doughty Road. The investigation by the ACPO Major Crimes Unit into this man’s death continues, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced.
The remains were found in the area of at 1201 Doughty Road, next to the Atlantic County Utilities Authority landfill and on February 2, 2017, investigators identified the remains as that of 55 year-old Barry Brown of Egg Harbor Township. On October 7, 2014, Brown was first reported missing and at that time the Egg Harbor Township Police Department and the New Jersey State Police began a search for Brown.
In April 2017, investigators determined the manner of Brown’s death to be a homicide.
“As we were able to positively identify these remains as those of Barry Brown and also determine the cause of death to be a homicide, I urge anyone with information about Barry Brown’s disappearance and subsequent death to come forward and speak with our investigators,” Prosecutor Tyner said.
Anyone with any information on Brown’s death or any information involving serious crimes is asked to call the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office 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.