UPDATE: Homicide investigation underway in Seaford, victim identified

1280 Seaford Homicide

1:30 p.m. UPDATE: Delaware State Police have identified the victim in this homicide as 28-year-old Kwantae Hovington.

The case remains under investigation.


SEAFORD, Del. – Delaware State Police are investigating a homicide that happened early Saturday morning.

We’re told at around 6:40 a.m., troopers responded to a residence on Park Circle in the Mobile Gardens Community for a reported shooting. Further investigation revealed that a 28-year-old man had been shot during the incident and was pronounced dead at the scene.

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

The DSP Homicide Unit is currently investigating this incident and is asking the public for help providing any suspect or witness information. Anyone with information should contact Detective Brian McDerby at 302-365-8436 or Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333.

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