County Police End Richardson Park Shelter In Place, Death Investigation Underway

New Castle County Police conducting a death investigation in Richardson Park.

Officials said the situation on Westmoreland Avenue has been resolved. The New Castle County Division of Police Criminal Investigations Unit is on scene conducting a death investigation.

Police said there is no threat to the safety of the public. No further updates will be provided according to police.

Breaking Report

New Castle County Police have locked down a street in Richarson Park early Tuesday.

At around 7:15 this morning residents received a reverse 911 call telling them to shelter in place due to an active crime scene and investigation in the area.

Residents tell FSU that police have blocked both ends of Westmoreland Avenue for several hours. A large medical response was made to the area just before 7:00, however, it’s not clear if anyone was injured.

Police have not said what caused the response.

We will update this story as more information becomes available.

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