Police seek information in death of Xufeng Huang

On Sept. 15 at approximately 10:42 p.m., the Princeton Police initiated a missing person investigation. Xufeng Huang had been reported missing by family members and was last seen that day at about 6:30 p.m. An investigation was conducted into her disappearance and a missing person’s report was filed. Huang,a 67-year-old woman from China, was visiting her daughter and unfamiliar with the Princeton area.

On Sept. 17 at approximately 10 a.m., Huang’s body was located by a passerby on the south side of Mercer Road near Gallup Road in a wooded area off of the roadway.  Preliminary investigation by this department and the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office indicates that Huang was likely struck by a motor vehicle while on Mercer Rd.  The exact time of death is unknown at this time. The investigation into the cause of Huang’s death is active and there are no further details available at this time. As more is learned through the investigative process we will provide updates. We are requesting anyone with information regarding this incident to contact the Princeton Police Department at (609) 921-2100.

About Erica Chayes Wida

Erica Chayes Wida is a writer, mom, and complete zealot when it comes to poetry, paella and globe collections. After graduating with a degree in Anthropology from UCLA, Erica moved to Italy where the seasons and old architecture inspired her journey back to the East Coast. Since then, she and her husband have created a nest egg locally and, over time, developed a rather grand love affair with the town of Princeton. Erica is senior editor at The Princeton Sun and enjoys fulfilling her Princeton affections on a daily basis. | View all posts by Erica Chayes Wida