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Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.

*Update -Victim’s Name Released* Detectives Conducting Homicide Investigation-Dover

Date Posted: Tuesday, January 8th, 2019

Dover-  The Delaware State Police are releasing the name of the victim who was involved in the shooting during the reported home invasion at Kentwood Mobile Home Park as 30-year-old Jesse Stanford of Cambridge, MD.

The incident occurred on January 5, 2019 at approximately 5:57 p.m. when Troopers were dispatched to the 200 block of Kentwood Drive, Kentwood Mobile Home Park for a report of a home invasion and shooting.  Upon arrival, it was discovered that a 30-year-old male had sustained a gunshot wound to his upper body.

Stanford was transported to a local area hospital in serious condition where he succumb to his injuries last evening.

The case continues to remain under investigation by the Delaware State Police Homicide Unit.  Anyone with information regarding this incident 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

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: 010819 0921


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