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*UPDATE Victims Names Released* Delaware State Police Conducting Death Investigation Following Boating Accident- Bear

Date Posted: Wednesday, October 21st, 2020

Bear- Delaware State Police are releasing the names of the victims who died during a boating accident on Thursday, October 15,2020, at Lums Pond located at 3125 Red Lion Road, Bear, as 63-year-old Clyde Knotts of Newark and  65-year-old Fernando Simoes of Bear.

DNREC Fish and Wildlife Natural Resources Police continue investigating the boating accident.

Delaware State Police continue investigating the death investigation. Anyone with information regarding the incident should contact Delaware State Police Cpl/D. Patterson at Delaware State Police Troop 2 by calling 302-834-2620 or emailing David.Patterson@delaware.gov. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at http://www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com .

Delaware State Police Conducting Death Investigation Following Boating Accident- Bear

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. (1-800-842-8461). You may also email the unit Director at debra.reed@state.de.us.

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