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Woman drowned herself in Sussex, authorities say

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Investigators have found no evidence of foul play, Mueller said.

Police line generic.jpgA Monmouth County woman was found in Mecca Lake Tuesday afternoon, authorities said. 

HAMPTON -- A Monmouth County woman's death in Mecca Lake has been ruled a suicide by drowning, authorities said.

Jenny Marra, 56, of Ocean Township, was found about 20 feet offshore on Tuesday afternoon, Sussex County First Assistant Prosecutor Greg Mueller said. She was pronounced dead at the scene, he said.

Investigators have found no evidence of foul play, Mueller said.

Marra, who was first reported missing Monday evening, had been staying at a nearby property owned by her family, he said.

Justin Zaremba may be reached at jzaremba@njadvancemedia.com. Follow him on Twitter @JustinZarembaNJ. Find NJ.com on Facebook.

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