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Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.

*Update* Name Released in Stabbing Incident-Lincoln

Date Posted: Tuesday, February 19th, 2019

Lincoln- The Delaware State Police are releasing the name of the individual that was involved in a domestic related stabbing incident and later discovered deceased in a nearby park.

The incident occurred on February 16, 2019 at approximately 6:04 p.m., when Troopers were dispatched to the 200 block of Cedar Drive for an initial report of a domestic involving a stabbing.  Further investigation revealed that a 36-year-old female had been stabbed numerous times by her 39-year-old husband, identified as David Galarza-Burgos.  Galarza-Burgos fled the scene prior to police arrival and was later located in a nearby park deceased by an apparent suicide.

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: 021919 2006


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