(WILMINGTON, DE 19801) On April 29th, 2022, Officers from the New Castle County Police responded to the area of Anderson Drive in the community of Dunleith for a report of a deceased person. Upon arrival, the officers discovered the body of 64-year-old Michael Cephas. The officers were able to determine that foul play occurred. 

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

This investigation is still ongoing and in its early stages. Additional information will be provided as it becomes available.

Anyone who has any information about this incident or any residents in the area who have video surveillance, please contact Detective Mancuso at (302) 395-2743 or via email at John.Mancuso@newcastlede.gov or by calling the New Castle County Division of Police non-emergency number at 302-573-2800.

Citizens can text a tip anonymously simply by texting the number 847411 keyword: NCCDE. You can also submit a tip via our website at http://www.nccpd.com. Tipsters may also call Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333 or visit us on Facebook (IM) at the New Castle County Division of Police.