(New Castle, DE 19720) The victims and families of our unsolved homicides are not forgotten and there are ongoing efforts by the New Castle County Division of Police and the Criminal Investigation Unit Cold Case Squad, to bring about a resolution to each case.  To refresh the community’s recollection and investigate every possible lead, we will post the information about open cases again.

On March 23, 2010, at 11:45 p.m. Officers with the New Castle County Division of Police were dispatched to the community of Garfield Park – New Castle regarding a shooting that had just occurred. Upon arrival, the victim, Laurian Cuffy (21) was found lying on the ground near a residence on Chase Avenue and was pronounced deceased at the scene.

If you have any information regarding this case, please contact the Cold Case Homicide Squad directly: Detective Jeffrey Sendek: (302) 395-8130. Any information could potentially be used to bring criminals to justice and provide peace for families who have lost their loved ones.

A standing, cash reward is offered in exchange for information deemed to benefit the investigation or lead to the arrest and conviction of the individual(s) responsible for committing the crime. Citizens can submit a tip via our website at, or (IM) on the New Castle County Division of Police Facebook page. Tipsters may also call Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333 or submit a tip online at  

Additionally, if you or someone you know is a victim or witness of a violent crime or have lost a loved one to sudden death and need assistance, the New Castle County Division of Police Victim Services Unit is available to offer you support and resources through (302)395-8000.

Laurian Cuffy (2010)