The death of a woman whose body was found Tuesday morning in Hamilton Township has been ruled a homicide. At approximately 9:10 a.m. on Tuesday October 6, Hamilton police received a call regarding a body in a weeded area in Roebling Park off of Sewell Street. Police responded to the location and found the victim, identified as 38-year-old Jessica Prusik of Hamilton Township.

An autopsy was completed Tuesday afternoon and the death has been ruled a homicide. The Mercer County Homicide Task Force and the Hamilton Police Division are continuing their investigation. Additional information will be provided as it becomes available. Anyone with information is asked to call the Mercer County Homicide Task Force at (609) 989-6406 or the Hamilton police tipline at (609) 581-4008.

The Mercer County Homicide Task Force and the Hamilton Police Division are also attempting to locate a vehicle in connection with the homicide of 38-year-old Jessica Prusik, whose body was discovered Tuesday morning in Roebling Park. Anyone with information on the location of the vehicle is asked to contact Mercer County Homicide Task Force Detective Luis Vega at (609) 278-2720 or the Hamilton police tipline at (609) 581-4008.

The vehicle is described as a black 1992 Ford F150 extended cab with New Jersey registration L44 ERU. The vehicle is similar in appearance to the attached photos. (Photos DO NOT depict the actual vehicle.)

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Mary Galioto
Mary Galioto is the founder, publisher and editor of MercerMe. Originally from Brooklyn, Mary has progressively moved deeper and deeper into New Jersey, settling in the heart of the state: Mercer County. Formerly the author of an embarrassingly informal blog, Mary is a lifelong writer and asker of questions and was even mentioned, albeit briefly, in the New York Times and Washington Post. She holds a bachelor’s degree in English from SUNY Binghamton and a Juris Doctorate from Seton Hall Law School. In her free time, Mary fills her life with excessive self-reflection, creative endeavors, and photographing mushrooms. Mary also works as the PR Coordinator at the Hopewell Valley Arts Council, serves on the volunteer Board of Trustees of the Lawrence Hopewell Trail (LHT), holds a seat on the Hopewell Borough Board of Health, and is a member of the Hopewell Valley Municipal Alliance.


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