BRIDGETON — Authorities have identified the man found fatally shot on the front porch of a home in the 100 block of South Pine Street today as 25-year-old Thomas M. Klein.

Klein, whom authorities identified earlier as being homeless, was from Port Jefferson Station, N.Y., said local police Capt. Michael Gaimari.

Klein had no known local address, Gaimari said. He said Klein had been in the city and the surrounding area since the beginning of June.

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Gaimari said no arrests have been made and there is as yet no indication of motive for the slaying.

The incident remains under investigation by city police and the Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office, he said. He said authorities will release no more information about the incident.

Local authorities were called to the 100 block of South Pine Street about 7:35 a.m. and found Klein unresponsive on the front porch of a residence, Gaimari said.

Anyone with information about the incident can call the Police Department’s detectives at 856-451-0033, or text information to TIP411 with the subtitle “Bridgeton.”

Contact Thomas Barlas:

609-226-9197

TBarlas@pressofac.com

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