Milford Police Identify Seventy Year Old Man Found Shot

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The Milford Police Department’s Criminal Division has identified the victim in this case as David W. Parcher, 70 of Milford, Delaware.

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On July 28, 2020, at approximately 3:40 am officers from the Milford Police Department’s Patrol Division responded to a home on Pennsylvania Avenue to a report of a possible shooting, according to Sgt. Robert Masten.

Masten said upon arrival, officers located a 70-year-old male who had been shot in the chest. He was transported by staff from the Carlisle Fire Company to the Bayhealth Sussex Campus where he was pronounced deceased.

The victim has been turned over to the Delaware Division of Forensic Science where an autopsy will be performed. The victim’s identity is being withheld at this time pending the notification of the next of kin, said Masten.

Anyone with information about this matter is urged to call the Milford Police Department’s Criminal Division at 302.422.8081 or Crime Stoppers at 1.800.TIP.3333.
Tips can also be submitted online at MilfordPoliceDE.org/TIPS.

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