Matthew Whitehead Obituary, Death Cause – An update on the homicide that took place in Pennsylvania, an abandoned vehicle that was discovered on Cove Beach in Cape May, and an arrest that was made in Wildwood Crest is as follows: According to Kevin R. Steele and Chief Scott Fida of the Horsham Police Department, an investigation has been opened into the death of a child who was 11 years old and whose father found him dead.
The child’s body was discovered by the child’s father. Horsham Township Police were called to a residence in the 500 block of Privet Road in Horsham Township on the morning of April 11, 2023 at 7:06 a.m. This was when the boy’s father, Daniel Whitehead, found that his child had passed away and called 911 to report the tragedy. When the police came, the body of Matthew Whitehead was discovered in the bed in the master bedroom.
He had been dead for some time. The previous evening, he and his mother, Ruth Whitehead-Dirienzo, had slept in this room together. The Horsham Police Department and the Montgomery County Detectives have began coordinating their efforts in order to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of the child. According to the statement that the guy provided to the police.
The door to the master bedroom was closed when he woke up this morning, and the black Toyota Highlander that belonged to the man’s wife was the last thing seen in the garage. While the family was still inside the home, police in Cape May, New Jersey, located just off Beach Avenue, noticed that the wife’s SUV was partially submerged in the ocean. At the same time, the police noticed that the family was still inside the home.
The Wildwood Crest Police Department located Whitehead-Dirienzo a little while later on their own initiative. An autopsy will be performed by the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office in order to ascertain the reason for the decedent’s passing. There has been no official charge brought against them.