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Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.


*Update #2* Homicide Suspect Apprehended


Date Posted: Thursday, March 29th, 2018

Bridgeville– The Delaware State Police Homicide Unit received information on Wednesday, March 28, 2018, that the U.S. Marshals Task Force had their homicide suspect, Jared C. Mitchell, 31 of Greenwood in custody.  Mitchell was located at a residence in the 4500 block of Petit Lane, Horntown, VA.  With the assistance of the Accomack County Sherriff’s Office and the Eastern Shore Drug Task Force, a search warrant was executed on this residence in which drug evidence was recovered.

Mitchell remains in custody in Virginia on drug charges and a fugitive warrant, pending his extradition back to Delaware.

This case continues to remain under investigation.

Detectives Conducting Homicide Investigation-Bridgeville

**Update – Victim’s Name Released** Detectives Conducting Homicide Investigation-Suspect Sought-Bridgeville

Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Melissa Jaffe

Released:032918 0738

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