A chilling and unresolved case from September 2017 continues to haunt the city of Wilmington.
Wilmington Police have been conducting a cold case investigation into the death of a man who was found fatally shot in the head while inside an idling car over six years ago. This grim discovery occurred in the 4300 block of Miller Road, within the Brandywine Hills Apartments complex, in the early morning hours of Thursday, September 28, 2017.
According to reports from the Wilmington Police Department, officers responded to a call regarding an idling vehicle shortly after midnight on that September night. Upon arrival, they discovered the lifeless body of 33-year-old Albert Hazzard seated in the driver’s side of a vehicle. Officials said Hazzard was shot once in the head and was pronounced dead at the scene.
The victim, known by the nickname “Kenny,” was a father of two and had a quiet personality. He was also employed as an Amazon associate when he did according to gunmemorial.org, a website that tracks gun deaths.
The cold case investigation into this matter is currently ongoing, and authorities are renewing their call for assistance from the public. They are encouraging anyone with information related to this unresolved case to come forward. The Cold Case Unit office can be reached at (302) 576-3937 – Investigator Steven Rizzo can be reached at [email protected].