There were four people from Ocean County who lost their lives due to conditions connected to Hurricane Sandy, the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office announced Thursday.
“Our thoughts are with these families,” Ocean County Prosecutor Marlene Lynch Ford said.
Below are the individuals who died:
Celestine Kreitzer, 94, of Forked River
Pronouncement Date: Tuesday, Oct. 30 at 2:35 p.m.
Cause of Death: Hypothermia
George Tatay, 61, of Brick
Pronouncement Date: Tuesday, Oct. 30 at 5:01 p.m.
Cause of Death: Asphyxia due to drowning
Erwin Bockhorn, 72, of Little Egg Harbor
Pronouncement Date: Tuesday, Oct. 30 at 11:30 a.m.
Cause of Death: Drowning
Leonard Thompson, 71, of Stafford
Pronouncement Date: Wednesday, Oct. 31 at 9:46 p.m.
Cause of Death: Hypothermia due to exposure to cold conditions