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Delaware State Police

Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.

*UPDATE-Victim Identified* Troopers Conducting Death Investigation-Claymont

Date Posted: Saturday, February 24th, 2018

Claymont – Delaware State Police have identified Billy J. Burns, 62, of Claymont, as the operator of a front end loader, who was killed in an incident that occurred at Ocean Port LLC, located at 6200 Philadelphia Pike, Claymont, on Thursday, February 22, 2018.

The investigation is in the very early stages.  Further details will be released upon the conclusion of the investigation.

Click on the following link to view the original release:

Troopers Conducting Death Investigation-Claymont

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Troop 2 Major Crimes Unit by calling 302-365-8440

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Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Michael Austin

Released: 022418 0900


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