Lakewood, NJ, man found dead with head injuries on Christmas Eve

ByEyewitness News WABC logo
Saturday, December 26, 2015
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LAKEWOOD, New Jersey (WABC) -- Police are investigating a suspicious death in Lakewood, N.J., on Christmas Eve.

At 8 p.m. on Thursday, police conducted a well-being check at a Laguna Lane home after the resident's family hadn't heard from him in a few days.

The resident, Miguel Rivera, 45, was found dead with head wounds. He was lying face down in the hallway of his home.

According to the Lakewood Police Department, investigators have not determined if anything was taken from the home.

An autopsy will be conducted. Police said details surrounding the death are suspicious and an investigation is underway.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to call (732) 363-0200, Ext. 5341.