UPDATE: Body found in Lincoln, criminal investigation underway

8/3 UPDATE: Delaware State Police have identified the victim who was found dead in Lincoln early Sunday morning.

The victim has been identified as 40-year-old Jose Santiago-Zamora Jimenez of Charlotte, NC.

The investigation is continuing.


LINCOLN, Del. – A criminal investigation is underway after police say a man was found dead early Sunday morning in Lincoln.

Troopers received a report at around 1:30 a.m. regarding a subject lying near the roadway in the area of Staytonville Road, west of North Union Church Road. On arrival, troopers found an unknown male subject deceased. The subject has not yet been identified, and the investigation is ongoing at this time.

Police are asking anyone who may have information on this case to contact Detective A. Bluto at 302-741-2859 or Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333.

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