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Superintendent Colonel Melissa Zebley

*UPDATE #1* Delaware State Police Conducting Homicide Investigation- Seaford

Date Posted: Saturday, January 23rd, 2021

Seaford- Delaware State Police is investigating a homicide that occurred early Saturday morning.

On January 23, 2021, at approximately 6:40 a.m., troopers responded to a residence on Park Circle in the Mobile Gardens Community for a reported shooting. The investigation determined a 28-year-old male had been shot during the incident and was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The identification of the victim is pending notification to the next of kin.

Delaware State Police Conducting Criminal Investigation- Seaford

This investigation remains active and ongoing. The Delaware State Police Homicide Unit is currently investigating this incident and seeking the public’s assistance with providing any suspect or witness information. Anyone with information should contact Detective Brian McDerby by calling 302-365-8436Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at .

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

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