LOCAL RESIDENT PULLED FROM LOWER TWP. WATERS

New Jersey State Police have identified the man who’s body was found floating in the water near the Harbor View Marina in Lower Township.  Police say the body was 76-year old Robert Schumann, who lived in Lower Township.  Police say the incident remains under investigation, but it appears that Schumann’s death is accidental in nature.

The Coast Guard along with a local emergency medical services member recovered a 76-year-old man Monday after he went missing while cutting fish on a floating dock near the Harbor View Marina in Cape May.

The Coast Guard received a call at approximately 10 p.m. from the Lower Township Police Department reporting the man had not been heard from for 25 minutes and his vehicle was still in the parking lot.

A rescue boat crew from Coast Guard Station Cape May and a local emergency medical services member arrived on scene and located the man near the floating dock unresponsive.

He was transferred to awaiting medical personnel on scene.

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