Police Say Suspicious Death In Newark Was Homicide, One In Custody

Detectives from the New Castle County Division of Police continue to investigate the death of a 65-year-old man from the unit block of Verdi Circle (Christiana Falls) and have classified the death as a homicide.

A person of interest was taken into custody during the early morning hours of Wednesday and there is no further threat to the public police said.  Officials said additional details will be released when available.

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On Tuesday at approximately 11:55 p.m., New Castle County Police responded to the unit block of Verdi Circle (Christiana Falls) in Newark for a check on the welfare.  Officers responded and located a deceased male subject inside. 

Police have described the man’s death as suspicious, however, they did not provide details surrounding the incident.

Detectives are investigating the incident. Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Daniel Vucci at (302) 395-8110 or by email at Daniel.Vucci@newcastlede.gov.

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