Troopers Conducting Death Investigation after Body Found in Delaware River- Delaware City

Delaware City – Troopers are currently conducting a death investigation after a body was discovered floating in the Delaware River on Tuesday afternoon.

At approximately 2:27 p.m. on Tuesday, June 17, 2020, troopers responded to Bayview Beach, Delaware City, for a body floating in the area of the rocks of the Delaware River between S. New Road and the historic lighthouse.

The adult male was removed from the scene and turned over to the Delaware Division of Forensic Science to confirm the deceased’s identity and perform an autopsy to determine the cause and manner of death.

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of a crime, have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need of assistance, the Delaware State Police Victim Services Unit/Delaware Victim Center is available to offer support and resources 24 hours a day through a toll-free hotline 1800 VICTIM-1. (1800 842-8461). You may also email the unit Director at [email protected]

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Presented by Public Information Officer, Senior Corporal Heather Pepper

Released: 061820 1348

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