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*Update* Delaware State Police Conducting Criminal Investigation- Dover


Date Posted: Sunday, January 10th, 2021

Dover –Delaware State Police are currently conducting a death investigation that occurred Saturday afternoon.

On January 9, 2021, at approximately 3:52 p.m., troopers responded to the 800 block of Sorghum Mill Road for a criminal investigation. During the investigation, a 75-year-old male victim was transported to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

The investigation has determined there are no safety concerns or threats as a result of this incident. This investigation continues to remain active and ongoing, with further details being released as they become available.

Delaware State Police Conducting Criminal Investigation- Dover

If anyone has information in reference to this case, they are asked to contact Detective J. Dear with Delaware State Police Criminal Investigative Unit by calling 302-698-8540. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at http://delaware.crimestoppersweb.com .

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of crime or have lost a loved one to 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@delaware.gov. 

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