PRESS RELEASE

Sergeant Paul Shavack
Email: Paul.Shavack@state.de.us


UPDATE, TROOPERS IDENTIFY HUMAN REMAINS, LINCOLN


***Update***

 

DSP News Release: Troopers Identify Human Remains, Lincoln

 

Location:

  • Stream Bed in the area of the 8200 block of Front Street, Lincoln

 

Date of Occurrence:

  • Tuesday June 18, 2013 at approximately 1:00 p.m.

 

Victim:

  • Edwin Montecinos, 22 of Milford, DE

 

Resume:

Lincoln, DE- The Delaware State Police have released the name of the human remains located in a wooded stream bed near the railroad tracks in Lincoln on June 18th.

 

The incident occurred at approximately 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday as three juvenile boys were walking along the railroad track north of Lincoln and found what appeared to be human bones.  The young teens went back to one of the boys homes and informed his mother who in turn notified the state police. The remains were located west of the railroad tracks in a wooded area at the north end of Front Street in Lincoln.  The decomposed human remains were removed from the scene and turned over to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for an autopsy and determined the identity as Edwin Montecinos.  The cause and manner of death have yet to be determined and a time frame has not yet been established into the length of time he has been deceased.

 

Delaware State Police Detectives continue their investigation to determine the circumstances surrounding this incident.

 

If anyone has any information about Edwin Montecinos they are asked to contact the Detective John King  at 302-856-5850 Extension #208 or by utilizing the Delaware State Police Mobile Crime Tip Application available to download at: http://www.delaware.gov/apps/.  Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at www.tipsubmit.com, or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword "DSP."

 

 

Released: 070813 1625

 

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***Original Release***

 

DSP News Release: Troopers Conducting Death Investigation, Lincoln

 

Location:

  • Stream Bed in the area of the 8200 block of Front Street, Lincoln

 

Date of Occurrence:

  • Tuesday June 18, 2013 at approximately 1:00 p.m.

 

Victim:

  • Unidentified remains

 

Resume:

Lincoln, DE- The Delaware State Police are conducting a death investigation after human remains were located in a wooded stream bed near the railroad tracks in Lincoln yesterday afternoon.

 

The incident occurred at approximately 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday as three juvenile boys were walking along the railroad track north of Lincoln and found what appeared to be human bones.  The young teens went back to one of the boys homes and informed his mother who in turn notified the state police. The remains were located west of the railroad tracks in a wooded area at the north end of Front Street in Lincoln.  The decomposed human remains were removed from the scene and turned over to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for an autopsy to determine the identification as well as the cause and manner of death.

 

Delaware State Police Detectives continue their investigation to determine the circumstances surrounding this incident.

 

If anyone has any information about this incident are asked to contact the Major Crimes Unit at Troop 4 at 302-856-5850 Extension #208 or by utilizing the Delaware State Police Mobile Crime Tip Application available to download at: http://www.delaware.gov/apps/.  Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at www.tipsubmit.com, or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword "DSP."

 

Released:  061913 1330

 

 
Last Updated: Wednesday, 04-Sep-2013 16:12:47 EDT
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