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Superintendent Colonel Melissa Zebley

**UPDATE-HOMICIDE INVESTIGATION** Notice of Increased Police Presence – New Castle Area

Date Posted: Thursday, October 28th, 2021

New Castle Ave and West Ave

New Castle – Delaware State Police are continuing their investigation into a homicide that occurred early this morning at a New Castle area gas station.

On Thursday October 28, 2021 at approximately 7:58 a.m., troopers responded to the parking lot of Super Fuels, located at 3006 New Castle Avenue for a report of a male lying next to the building. Upon their arrival, the male appeared to have been shot and was pronounced deceased by the New Castle County Paramedics.

The 32-year-old male from Wilmington was transported to the Delaware Division of Forensic Science where an autopsy will be performed to determine the exact cause and manner of death. His name is being withheld pending the notification of next of kin.

There is currently no suspect information available.

This remains an active and ongoing investigation being conducted by the Delaware State Police Homicide Unit. Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact Detective Mark Csapo by calling 302-741-2729. 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.

Original Release-Notice of Increased Police Presence- New Castle Area

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 Victim Services Unit at DSP_VictimServicesMail@delaware.gov.

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Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Gary Fournier

Released: 102821 2015


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