County Police Conduct Death Investigation

The New Castle County Police are currently investigating the death of an unknown female found in the unit block of Short Hill Road in Wilmington.

(Wilmington, Del.-19809) Late Friday (11/25) evening at approximately 11:20 p.m., New Castle County Police were called to the unit block of Short Hill Road in Wilmington in reference to an unknown woman lying on the side of the road.  Officers responded and found the unknown woman deceased in the location reported by a witness.

The investigation into this incident is in the early stages and more information will be released when it becomes available.

Detectives are currently investigating this incident and are asking anyone with information to please call the New Castle County Police at (302) 573-2800 if you have any information about this incident. Citizens can also submit a tip via our website at

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.

As a reminder, a reward of up to $20,000.00 is available to anyone who provides information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of those responsible for violent crimes investigated by this agency.