Troopers Suspect Murder Suicide In Couple’s Deaths

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Georgetown- Delaware State Police are releasing the names of the two individuals that were found deceased early Sunday morning, ACCORDING TO Public Information Officer, Senior Corporal Heather Pepper.

Pepper said the investigation began on June 14, 2020 at approximately 12:09 a.m., when Troopers were dispatched to a residence located in the 28000 block of Johnson Road in Georgetown. Upon arrival, two individuals were located deceased inside the residence.

The individuals have been identified as 49-year-old Crystal Choplick and her husband, 52-year-old Donald C. Faulkner Jr., of Georgetown, DE.

The bodies have been turned over to the Division of Forensic Science where an autopsy will be performed to determine the manner and cause of death.

The Delaware State Police Homicide Unit is continuing their investigation into this suspected murder/suicide incident and there is no concerns for public safety at this time.

If anyone has information regarding this incident, they are asked to please contact Detective Sgt. S. Yeich at 302-741-2703. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware crime stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at http://www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com.

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