County Acting Prosecutor Christopher L.C. Kuberiet and Chief Frank LoSacco of
the East Brunswick Police Department announced today that the tragic deaths that
occurred on June 22, 2020 in the Township were accidental in nature.
the investigation is active, it was determined that electricity did not play a
part in the death of these three victims. The above-ground pool was mostly
shallow at 3½ feet deep, but there was a portion of the pool that was 7 feet
deep. It doesn’t appear that the victims knew how to swim.
Patel, 62, his 33-year old daughter-in-law Nisha Patel and her 8-year-old daughter,
all who reside at the home in East Brunswick were previously identified as the
victims who perished.
Brunswick Police responded to the residence located at 43 Clearview Road at approximately
4:18 pm on June 22, 2020. and found the three victims unresponsive in the pool;
they were pronounced dead shortly after being found.
Middlesex County Regional Medical Examiner’s Office has determined the manner
of death as accidental and the cause of death to be drowning for all three victims.
investigation is active and is continuing. Anyone with information is asked to
call Detective Kimberly DiParisi of the East Brunswick Police Department at (732)
390-6900, or Detective Mark Morris of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office
at (732) 745-3927.