April 01, 2020
A Somers Point man found dead inside his home on Monday was the victim of a homicide, Atlantic County prosecutors said Wednesday.
Police were called to the victim's Chapman Avenue residence around 10 p.m. after neighbors called for a welfare check.
Investigators found 67-year-old Somers Hickman, the homeowner, dead at the scene.
An autopsy of Hickman conducted on Tuesday determined that he died of blunt force trauma. The manner of death was ruled homicide.
The circumstances surrounding Hickman's death remain unknown.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office Major Crimes Unit at (609) 909-7800.