HOWELL TOWNSHIP - A man was found dead in his Howell Township trailer this morning following a fire.

Crews responded to the trailer fire at the Oak Hill Trailer Park at around 10:30 a.m.

The case has been handed over to the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office. Officials have not yet said what started the fire or how the victim died.

A police officer was sent to the hospital for smoke inhalation, but has since been released.