State Police on Scene Conducting Death Investigation

by Dave on September 4, 2010


Delaware State Police has cleared the scene and the found body has been turned over to the Office of Chief Medical Examiners Office for an autopsy.

An autopsy has been scheduled for tomorrow afternoon Sunday September 5, 2010. Presently the Delaware State Police is not able to positively identify the male victim in this complaint. The victim’s body was found in poor condition and an autopsy will assist in the identification. As of right now this is being handled as a death investigation only. Preliminary indications suggest no trauma to the victim’s body.

Additional information about this case will be disseminated as soon as it becomes available.


Original DSP Release:

Delaware State Police is currently on scene conducting a death investigation in the parking lot of the Rehoboth Beach Kmart located at 19563 Coastal Highway.

State Police investigators responded to the scene after being notified by the Sussex County Paramedic crews. State Troopers were advised that a body of a male was located inside of a 2007 silver Toyota Corolla displaying Maryland registration.

The deceased male was found in the rear seat of the Toyota and preliminary indications suggest he has been there for more then a few hours.

Delaware State Police is asking citizens to please respect the police boundaries and expect delays and congestion in this area.

A more detailed released will be disseminated as soon as additional details are made available. There are no additional details available at the current time. Anyone who may have information pertaining to this case is asked to contact authorities. Callers may remain anonymous. Tips may also be forwarded to law enforcement through tip lines maintained by Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-333 3 or on line at

Anyone with information pertaining to this case is asked to call investigators at 302-644-5020 ext. 0 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333

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