Authorities: Death of man found in Ocean County home ruled a homicide

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The Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office says the death of a man found in Manchester Township has been ruled a homicide.

Police responded to a call of an unresponsive man Monday on 6th Avenue in the Pine Lake Park section of town.

According to authorities, Frank Stochel, 55, was found on the floor of the home.

The Medical Examiner has now ruled the manner of death to be a homicide.

Authorities say there is no threat to the public.

Anyone with information is urged to call Detective Lindsay Woodfield of the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office at 732-929-2027.

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