Troopers conducting death investigation in Georgetown


Georgetown, DE – Detectives are conducting a death investigation after a male’s body was found at the Dunbarton Apartments early this morning.

The investigation began shortly after 3:00 a.m. (Feb. 23, 2014) when members of the Georgetown Police Department responded to the apartment complex after receiving a report of an injured or dead male in the vestibule of one of the apartment buildings. After officers and medical personnel located the male, he was pronounced dead at the scene.

The decedent has tentatively been identified as a 43-year-old male. His body has been removed from the scene and turned over to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for determination of the exact cause and manner of death.

At the request of the Georgetown Police Department, Delaware State Police detectives responded to the scene and are conducting the death investigation. This investigation is in its preliminary stages and more information will be released when available.

If anyone has any information in reference to this incident, they are asked to contact the Detective Mark Ryde at 302-531-5891, or by utilizing the Delaware State Police Mobile Crime Tip Application available to download at:

Information can also be provided to the Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333. Information may also be provided via the internet at