NJ: Hunter dead after hunting trip (the dog survived)
Manville hunter reported to be missing found dead
October 13, 2009
MANVILLE -- A 60-year-old hunter was found dead tonight shortly after he
was reported missing in Manville, authorities said.
The man, whose name was not released, left his home with a dog and a
firearm to go duck hunting this afternoon, according to Somerset County
Prosecutor Wayne Forrest, but was reported missing a short time later when
he didnít return from the hunt.
Police discovered a dog and a the weapon on a boat in the waters off
South Main Street earlier tonight, and discovered the manís body in the
water a short time later, Forrest said.
There were no signs of foul play, according to Forrest, but the cause of
death has not been released. It was not immediately clear whether the manís
body was found in the Delaware-Raritan Canal or the nearby Millstone River,
Rescue crews from the Manville police and fire departments were on the
scene at South Main and Central Streets.
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