Delaware State Police investigating Christmas homicide

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Newark, DE- The Delaware State Police are investigating a homicide that occurred in the Newark on Sunday Night.

On December 25th at approximately 9:48pm troopers were dispatched to a possible fatal motor vehicle collision on Southbound Route 896, south of Route 40.

On arrival police located a single vehicle in a wooded rest area west of the roadway.

In the vehicle a 24 year old male victim was located as the driver and sole occupant of the vehicle.

The man had been shot and despite efforts to revive him, he was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Delaware State Police Homicide Unit is investigating the and are urging anyone who may have information to contact Detective M. Csape by calling 302-741-2729.

 

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