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Delaware State Police

Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.

Troopers Conducting Death Investigation-Hartly

Date Posted: Tuesday, May 29th, 2018


Hartly- Delaware State Police are currently conducting a death investigation in which two subjects were found deceased in a residence.

The investigation began at approximately 11:27 a.m. when Troopers were dispatched to a residence on the 4000 block of Arthursville Road for a check on the welfare.  Upon arrival two subjects were located in the residence deceased.

The bodies have been turned over to the Division of Forensic Science where an autopsy will be performed to determine the manner and cause of death. The victims’ identity is being withheld pending the notification of the next of kin.

The investigation into this incident by the Delaware State Police Homicide Unit is continuing. Further information will be released at a later time.

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

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Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Melissa Jaffe

Released: 052918 1741





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