Troopers Conducting Death Investigation Near Vaughn Prison

Smyrna – Delaware State Police are investigating a death near the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center.

At 10:40 Friday morning rescue crews responded to Paddock and Smyrna Landing Road for initial reports of a cardiac arrest.

Later radio reports indicated that a body was found on the side of the road. Kent County Medics later pronounced the person deceased.

Troopers are currently on scene investigating.


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