State Police investigators don’t suspect foul play in connection with the death of a man whose body was found in the Navesink River Sunday, the Asbury Park Press is reporting.
The corpse of 71-year-old James Roffler of Little Silver was discovered on a sandbar behind the Rumson police station by kayakers. The case was turned over to the State Police because of the location of the body.
From the Press:
Investigators said Roffler, who was reported to have been in ill health, was dressed in a suit at the time he was found.
There were no outward signs of trauma and police are awaiting autopsy results from the Monmouth County Medical Examiner’s Office to determine cause and manner of death, State Police Sgt. Julian Castellanos said.