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Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.

*Update #2 -Reward Offered* Detectives Conducting Homicide Investigation-Dover

Date Posted: Monday, January 21st, 2019

Dover– The Delaware State Police are continuing to investigate a homicide in which a reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest.

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.  The victim, 30-year-old Jesse Stanford of Cambridge, MD later succumb to his injuries.

The case continues to remain under investigation by the Delaware State Police Homicide Unit.  Crimestoppers is offering up to a $1,000.00 reward for information leading to an arrest.  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

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Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Melissa Jaffe

Released: 012119 1802


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