(Wilmington, DE 19804) This morning (Mar 13) at 8:53 a.m., patrol officers from the New Castle County Division of Police were dispatched to the unit block of Richards Dr in the Stonehurst Garden Apartments for a Death Investigation. When the patrol officers arrived, they entered the residence and found two people, one a 45-year-old female and one 18-month-old male, deceased.
Detectives from the New Castle County Division of Police Criminal Investigations Unit arrived and further determined that there is no perceived threat to the community.
The victims were turned over to the Delaware Division of Forensic Science to determine the cause and manner of death. This investigation is active and ongoing.
Anyone with information on this investigation is asked to contact Det. Holubinka at 302-395-8110 or by e-mail at Adam.Holubinka@newcastlede.gov or by calling New Castle County Police non-emergency number at 302-573-2800 or via messenger on Facebook. Citizens can also submit a tip anonymously by text. Send a text to 847411 with NCCDE in the text field and your tip.
If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of a violent crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need of assistance, the New Castle County Division of Police Victim Services Unit/ is available to offer you support and resources through (302)-395-8000.