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Troopers Conducting Death Investigation- Dover


Date Posted: Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

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Dover (19901)- Delaware State Police detectives are currently conducting a death investigation after an adult male subject was found deceased earlier this morning.

The investigation began at approximately 7:26 a.m. on Tuesday, February 20, 2018, after Troopers were called to respond to the 300 block of Kitts Hummock Road, for the report of an unresponsive subject. Upon their arrival, Troopers located a male subject laying on the ground.  The male victim was pronounced dead at the scene by responding paramedics.  The body has been turned over to the Delaware Division of Forensic Science where an autopsy will be performed to determine the manner and cause of death.  The victim’s identity is being withheld pending the notification of his next of kin.

This incident remains under investigation by the Delaware State Police and further information will be released as it becomes available.

Anyone with any information in reference to this investigation is asked to please contact Detective D. Grassi at 302-365-8441. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com. 

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need of assistance, the Delaware State Police Victim Services Unit/Delaware Victim Center is available to offer you support and resources 24 hours a day through a toll free hotline 1800 VICTIM-1. (1800 842-8461).  You may also email the unit Director at debra.reed@state.de.us

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Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Melissa Jaffe

Released: 022018 1125

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