11:16 p.m. EST November 21, 2014
Authorities seek information in casino death
ATLANTIC CITY – The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office is seeking information on an incident earlier this month that led to the death of a 27-year-old Howell man.
Emergency medical personnel were called at 1:19 a.m. on Nov. 1 to Harrah’s Hotel and Casino for a report of a man injured in a fall, according to a news release issued by the prosecutor’s office. The victim, Thomas J. Walker, 27, of Howell, suffered a head injury and was taken to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center–City Division.
Walker died of a head injury in the hospital on Nov. 15, the news release said.
The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s major crimes unit and the Atlantic City Police Department are investigating the circumstances of the death. Anyone with information is asked to call the prosecutor’s major crimes unit at (609) 909-7666.
By Dan Stamm
Friday, Nov 21, 2014 • Updated at 8:47 PM EST
A week after a New Jersey man died from a fall at an Atlantic City casino, prosecutors announced they would investigate the death.
The fall occurred around 1 a.m. on Nov. 1 at Harrah’s Hotel and Casino on the AC Marina.
Medics transported Thomas Walker from the scene with a head injury.
Walker died at AtlanticCare Regional Medical Center on Nov. 15. He was 27.
On Friday, Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit and the Atlantic City Police Department announced they would be looking into the death.
Investigators didn’t reveal how far Walker fell or where the fall occurred.
Anyone with information into Walker’s death is asked to call the Major Crimes Unit at (609) 909-7666.
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