Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.
Millsboro – The Delaware State Police are currently conducting a death investigation after a 30-year-old male was discovered deceased in a roadway.
At approximately 11:50 p.m. Wednesday November 16, 2016, Millsboro Police Department responded to the area of West Monroe Street and Houston Street after a 9-1-1 call was placed reporting a male victim unconscious and laying partially in the roadway. Sussex County Emergency Medical Services also responded to the scene and pronounced the victim dead.
The Delaware Division of Forensic Science was contacted and removed the male victim, whose name is being withheld pending notification of next of kin, to conduct an autopsy to determine the cause and manner of death.
Delaware State Police Homicide Detectives were contacted at the request of Millsboro Police Department and have assumed the investigation into this incident as foul play is suspected. Detectives are continuing their investigation by conducting interviews and collecting evidence to determine the circumstances surrounding this incident. Additional information and investigative details will be disseminated as soon as it becomes available and the investigation progresses. No suspect information has been developed at this time.
If anyone has any information in reference to this incident they are asked to contact Detective M. Csapo at 302-698-8427. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com, or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword “DSP.”
Released: 111716 1110