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MONTAGUE — State police released the name of a woman who was found dead on Sunday in a pond.

An autopsy has been conducted on Debra Mersereau, 61, state police spokesman Sgt. Adam Grossman said. Grossman said that a cause of death is pending, and that the case remains under investigation by the Sussex County Prosecutor's Office.

Troopers were sent to a residence on River Road at 3:15 p.m. for a welfare check.

Mersereau's body was discovered in a pond by the residence.

A phone call to the prosecutor's office was not immediately returned.

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