(New Castle, DE 19720) Last Friday (Sept 24), at approximately 8:30 p.m., patrol officers from the New Castle County Division of Police were dispatched to an assault that had just occurred on the 200 block of Mansion Parkway, in the community of Mansion Park Townhouses.

When the units arrived, they found a 58-year-old male victim suffering from multiple contusions and major trauma to the head area.  Medics responded and the victim was transported to a local area hospital where he was admitted in critical condition.

Detectives from the New Castle County Division of Police Criminal Investigations Unit arrived at the scene and assumed the investigation.   

Saturday evening (Sept 25) the victim succumbed to his injuries.

This is still a very active investigation, additional updates to follow.

Anyone with information/or video pertaining to 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.

Additionally, 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.