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Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.

*Update* Name Released in Death Investigation-Portsville

Date Posted: Thursday, September 27th, 2018

Portsville – The Delaware State Police are releasing the name of the individual that was discovered deceased in the area of Portsville MillPond.

The victim, identified as 19-year-old Isaac Hatton of Laurel, was pronounced deceased at the scene from an apparent gunshot wound.

The Delaware Division of Forensic Science will be conducting an autopsy to determine the cause and manner of death.

This case continues to remain under investigation, and anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Detective M. Csapo at 302-741-2729. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at

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

Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Melissa Jaffe

Released: 092718 1123




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