PLAINSBORO — A 26-year-old woman was found dead in her township apartment after co-workers asked police to do a wellness check, Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey said.

The death of Carolyn Byington was ruled a homicide following an autopsy by the Middlesex County Medical Examiner.

Plainsboro police responded to the home on Monday just before 6 p.m. No other details about the case were released Tuesday evening.

Prosecutors ask anyone with information to call Plainsboro police at 609-799-2333 or the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office at 732-745-4436.

Byington was a 2011 graduate of Ridge High School in Bernards, according to her LinkedIn profile. She earned a bachelor’s degree in international affairs/anthropology and sociology from Lafayette College, in Pennsylvania, and also studied in Japan.

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