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Dover Police Conducting Death Investigation After Body Found in Silver Lake 3-17-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-7827

Date/Time: Sunday, March 17th, at approximately 9:10AM

Location:  Silver Lake, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department is conducting a death investigation following the discovery of a body in Silver Lake on Monday morning.  At approximately 9:10AM, officers responded to Silver Lake after receiving a call from a citizen who located the body near the shore line of Lake Club Apartments.  The Dover Fire Department helped to remove the deceased person from the lake.  The body was then taken by the Delaware Division of Forensic Science Medical Examiner’s Unit.  

No further information is being released at this time pending confirmation of identity and notification of next of kin.