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Dover Police Conducting Death Investigation After Finding Woman’s Remains 6-12-17

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-18264

Date/Time:   Monday, June 12th, 2017 at 8:00AM

Location:  200 Block of College Road (Conwell Street and College Road), Dover, DE

Officer Releasing Information:   M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer


The Dover Police Department is conducting a death investigation after a woman was found lying in a yard in area of College Road and Conwell Street.  Officers initially reported to the incident at 8:00AM with medical personnel.  Upon arrival, an African-American female in her 50’s was found deceased.  The cause of death is still under investigation.  The name of the woman is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Dover Police Department at (302)736-7130. Callers may remain anonymous. Tips can also be submitted to law enforcement through tip lines maintained by Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or on-line at http://www.tipsubmit.com or through the Dover Police Department MyPD Mobile App