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*Update #2- Victim Identified* Delaware State Police Conducting Homicide Investigation- Seaford

Date Posted: Monday, January 25th, 2021

Seaford- On January 23, 2021, at approximately 6:40 a.m., troopers were dispatched to Park Circle in the Mobile Gardens Community for a reported shooting. The investigation determined 28-year-old Kwantae Hovington of Seaford had sustained a gunshot wound and was pronounced deceased at the scene.

This case remains an active investigation. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Detective Brian McDerby with Delaware State Police Homicide Unit by calling 302-365-8436.  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

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

Delaware State Police Conducting Criminal Investigation- Seaford

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