Man Found Shot Dead in Car in Mount Holly

A 68-year-old man was found shot dead in his car in Mansfield Township Monday, the Burlington County Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi and Mansfield Township Police Chief Ronald Mulhall announced. The case is being investigated as a homicide.

The man, James Dewyer, was found at approximately 4:15 on Sunday.

Dewyer, law enforcement said, had a last known legal address of Linden Road in Burlington Township, but is believed to have resided in area motels in recent years.

An autopsy will be performed Monday but not completed until Tuesday.