OCEAN CITY POLICE BEAT: cause of death pending results of autopsy of Jorge Troca, 38, of Lyndhurst N.J.

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Ocean City Police investigate a suspicious death.  THE CHESAPEAKE TODAY photo
Ocean City Police are awaiting results of the autopsy to reveal the cause of death of man found in deceased in the Princess Bayside Motel. THE CHESAPEAKE TODAY photo



OCEAN CITY, MD. — (August 17, 2014) Ocean City Police have ruled out foul play, at this time, after an autopsy on the body of Jorge Troca.

An autopsy was conducted on August 17, 2014 by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for the State of Maryland.  The results of the autopsy at this time are pending; however, investigators in the case have determined that no foul play was involved in Troca’s death.

Final results of the toxicology report of the autopsy could take several weeks and would identify any substances which were in his system, including any which might have caused his death.

OCEAN CITY, MD. — (August 16, 2014) – On August 16, 2014, at approximately 3 a.m. Ocean City Communications received a call reporting an adult male had been located unconscious and unresponsive inside a hotel room in the area of 4701 Coastal Highway, in Ocean City.

First responders from the Ocean City Police and Fire Departments initiated emergency lifesaving procedures on the victim and transported him to Atlantic General Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased at approximately 3:45 a.m. The victim has been identified as Jorge Troca, 38, of Lyndhurst, NJ.

Jorge Troca, photo from Facebook. Found dead in Princess Bayside Motel in Ocean City, Md.
Jorge Troca, photo from Facebook. Found dead in Princess Bayside Motel in Ocean City, Md.

An investigation into the cause, manner, and circumstances of the death is currently underway by OCPD investigators.  At this time, the OCPD Criminal Investigation Division has categorized this death as suspicious.  A comprehensive investigation will be completed before a final determination is made.

An examination is currently scheduled for August 17 by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner of Maryland in Baltimore.

Jorge Troca’s Facebook page states that he works at the APM Terminal at Port Elizabeth, New Jersey.

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