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4 Deaths Due To Sandy Reported In Ocean County

(Homes in North Beach, Long Beach Island were damaged by Hurricane Sandy.  Credit: Carey Codd)

(Homes in North Beach, Long Beach Island were damaged by Hurricane Sandy. Credit: Carey Codd)

OCEAN COUNTY (CBS) – Officials in Ocean County have released the names of four people who they say died due to Superstorm Sandy.

On Thursday the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office released the names of four people saying, “Our thoughts are with these families.”

The victims include Celestine Kreitzer, 94, of Forked River who died from hypothermia; George Tatay, 61, of Brick who died from asphyxia due to drowning; Erwin Bockhorn, 72, of Little Egg Harbor who died from drowning; and Leonard Thompson, 71, of Stafford who died from hyperthermia due to exposure to cold conditions.

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