(Newark,19702) On Tuesday (November 28) New Castle County Police investigated the discovery of an injured adult male who was located in the area of Freedom Road and 76th Street in the neighborhood of Valley Wood.

New Castle County Police Detectives from the Criminal Investigations Unit have positively identified the injured male as 31-year-old Anthony Phippin of the 3300 block of Stone Place in Bear.

Anthony Phippin succumbed to his injuries on November 28th.  Investigators are now investigating this incident as a suspicious death.

This is still an active and ongoing investigation; further details will be released as they become available.

If you have any information pertaining to this investigation, please contact The New Castle County Police at (302) 573-2800. 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.