Police are investigating the homicide of a 23-year-old man, formerly of Stafford Township, after he was found dead in a Vermont home during the weekend.

Kevin Daniel DeOliveira, an honor student and 2009 graduate of Southern Regional High School, was found dead Saturday, according to a police report.

“Our police department made notification of his death to his family here this weekend,” police Capt. Tom Dellane told The Press of Atlantic City.

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Dellane did not know details about the man’s death.

DeOliveira was born in Newark and lived in Manahawkin before moving to Vermont five years ago, according to his obituary published by the Maxwell Funeral Home in Manahawkin.

DeOliveira had worked as a lifeguard in Long Beach Township and attended the University of Vermont.

DeOliveria was found dead Saturday night inside a home on Greene Street in Burlington, Vermont. Burlington police are investigating and have ruled the death a homicide, the Burlington Free Press is reporting.

Kevin is predeceased by his maternal grandmother Luiza Pinheiro.

He survived by his mother and stepfather Marcia DeOliveira-Longinetti and David Longinetti; his maternal grandfather Francisco DeOliveira; his step-grandparents Marge Childers, John and Barbara Longinetti and Kay Wilsbach;, his sister Rebecca DeOliveira-Longinetti and his many loving aunts, uncles and cousins both here and abroad.

Services will be 10 to 12:30 p.m. Friday at Maxwell Funeral Home, 573 Mill Creek Road, Manahawkin. Funeral will follow at 1 p.m. at the King of Kings Community Church, 1000 North Main Street, Manahawkin. Interment will follow St. Mary’s Cemetery, Manahawkin.

Contact Stephanie Loder:

609-272-7190

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