UPDATE: Homicide Investigation, Darley Woods

The New Castle County Police, Criminal Investigation Unit, has identified Jakeith Latham, 34, from the unit block of Newkirk Street in Clayton, New Jersey  as the man found deceased yesterday evening in Darley Woods.

(Wilmington, Del.-19810) On Tuesday (12/20) at approximately 5:50 p.m., New Castle County Police responded to the 1000 block of Linda Road in Darley Woods for the report of a possible shooting victim.  Responding officers located Jakeith deceased with a gunshot wound to the upper body.

Detectives 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 www.nccpd.com.

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.

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