Boy Who Died In Sand Tunnel Collapse Identified, Funeral Services Held
Boy identified as Ezra Cornman, 12, of Ocean Township
Funeral services were held this morning for the 12-year-old boy who died on Wednesday after a sand tunnel he and his brother were building collapsed on him.
The boy has been identified as Ezra Cornman of Ocean Township according to an obituary on the Dignity Memorial website.
Funeral services were held at Bloomfield Cooper, a Jewish chapel in Ocean Township at 9:30 a.m. Thursday morning.
Ezra is survived by his parents Stevie and Caroline and siblings Joey, David, Moshe, Norma, Jacob and Rachel.
The official cause of death has not been released at this time, according to Long Branch Police Capt. Jason Roebuck.
Roebuck said a full autopsy was not going to be performed for "religious reasons."