Troopers conducting Death Investigation after body found in Delaware City Canal- Delaware City

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

At approximately 10:35 a.m. on Tuesday, July 21, 2020, troopers responded to the Delaware City Canal at Bulk Head Shoal Chanel, Delaware City, for a body floating in the water.

The 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 crime or 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 you 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: 072120 1616

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