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Superintendent Colonel Melissa Zebley

Troopers Conducting Death Investigation – Stanton

Date Posted: Tuesday, February 18th, 2020

Stanton – At approximately 3:04 p.m., Tuesday, February 18, 2020, Troopers responded to a wooded area located in the 500 block of Main St., Stanton, in reference to four adults that were discovered deceased inside a tent.

The investigation is in the early stages however no foul play is suspected at this time.

The victims will be turned over to the Delaware Division of Forensic Science where an autopsy will be performed to determine the cause and manner of death.

Further details will be released as they become available and if necessitated.

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 debra.reed@state.de.us. 

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