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Plainsboro homicide under investigation

June 11, 2019

Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey and Chief Fred Travener of the Plainsboro Police Department said today that police are investigating the death of a Plainsboro woman. 

Carolyn Byington, 26, of Plainsboro was found deceased in her home on Monday, June 10, 2019. 

The woman’s death is being investigated by Detective Tim McMahon of the Plainsboro Police Department and Detective David Abromaitis of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office. 

An autopsy by the Middlesex County Medical Examiner has ruled the manner of death a homicide. 

The Plainsboro Police responded to the home after they were asked by coworkers to do a wellness check on the victim at approximately 5:57 pm. Upon arrival the police found the victim deceased in her apartment. She was pronounced dead at 7:36 pm. 

The investigation is active and is continuing. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective McMahon at (609) 799-2333 ext. 1627, or Detective Abromaitis of at (732) 745-4436.​

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