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Young Woman Found Dead In Dover

Dover, DE- Delaware State Police Homicide Unit detectives are currently conducting a death investigation in which a 25 year old female was found dead in an apartment in Dover this morning.

The investigation began at approximately 9:15 a.m. this morning, Monday, July 18, 2016, after troopers were told to respond to the Alder Park Apartments, located at 51 Webbs Lane, Dover, after a female was discovered in the rear of an apartment with obvious injuries to her upper torso. The female, whose name is being withheld pending the notification of her next of kin, was pronounced dead at the scene by Kent County Paramedics. Her body was turned over to the Division of Forensic Sciences where an autopsy will be conducted to determine the manner and cause of death.

The investigation into this incident is in its early stages. More information will be released as the investigation progresses and more details become available.

If anyone has any information in reference to this incident they are asked to contact Detective Mark Csapo at 302-741-2821. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at, or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword “DSP.”

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