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Posted on: August 24, 2015

[ARCHIVED] NCCPD Conducts Death Investigation in Hockessin

HOCKESSIN, Del., August 24, 2015 -- New Castle County Police were on scene to conduct a death investigation in the 100 block of St. Claire Drive at a business near the entrance to the development of Hockessin Chase.

At approximately 7:02 p.m. Aug. 24, New Castle County Police Patrol Units were dispatched to the parking lot to a business located in the 100 block of St. Claire Drive in Hockessin. The reporting person observed a black Audi sitting in the parking lot for an unusually long time.

Arriving officers discovered a male subject in the driver’s seat not responding to prompts from outside of the vehicle. Officers then entered the vehicle to discover the male subject to be deceased.

This investigation is in its preliminary stages and is still developing. Further details will be released once they become available and can be released.

Anyone with information for this incident should call the New Castle County Police Department at (302) 573-2800 or can visit our website at Any resident in the area with video surveillance is asked to contact NCCPD to see if any pertinent information was captured.

Tipsters may also call Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333 or visit us on Facebook at New Castle County Police Department. Citizens who currently have the smartphone application are encouraged to use the “submit tip” tab to submit tips. Select a topic by using the “drop down” and complete the tip by “clicking” submit.

The New Castle County Police Smartphone Application is free to download and available for all IPhone and Android smartphones.

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