(Newark, DE 19702) Detectives from the New Castle County Division of Police are currently conducting a death investigation that occurred in the parkland of Lewden Greene Park. On Saturday, May 20, 2023, at 7:34 p.m., Patrol Officers responded to the Lewden Greene Park Trail in reference to a death investigation. When Officers arrived, they found a 46-year-old male deceased on the ground. Detectives from the New Castle County Division of Police Criminal Investigations Unit arrived on the scene and assumed the investigation.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to please contact Detective Joshuah Smith at (302) 395-8126 or Joshuah.Smith@newcastlede.gov or by calling the non-emergency number at (302) 573-2800. Citizens can submit a tip via (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 http://www.delawarecrimestoppers.com
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.