INVESTIGATION UPDATE: POLICE ACTIVITY NEAR WHISPERING PINES COMMUNITY – NEWARK

(Newark, DE 19713) On Friday, November 25, 2022, at 7:37 PM officers from the New Castle County Division of Police were dispatched to the intersection of Old Newark Road and Marrows Road, Newark in reference to a vehicle crash. Upon arrival, officers located a motor vehicle crashed into a tree. Officers located the 20-year-old male driver and sole occupant of the vehicle and discovered that he had a gunshot wound to his upper body. The driver was pronounced deceased at the scene of the crash.

Detectives from the New Castle County Division of Police Criminal Investigations Unit arrived at the scene and assumed the investigation. This is an active and ongoing investigation. Additional updates will follow.

Anyone with information/video pertaining to this investigation is asked to please contact Detective Michelle Burrus at 302-395-8110 or by email at Michelle.Burrus@newcastlede.gov or by calling the New Castle County Division of Police non-emergency number at 302-573-2800. Tipsters may also call Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333 or visit us on Facebook at New Castle County Police Department.

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of a 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.

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GOLD ALERT ISSUED FOR MISSING NEWARK MAN – ANTONIO COX

(Newark, DE 19702) The New Castle County Division of Police has issued a Gold Alert for Antonio Cox (31) of Newark. On Thursday, November 24, 2022 Antonio made comments that caused concern for his welfare. Efforts to locate and contact Antonio have been unsuccessful.

Antonio is described as a black male, 5’10” tall, approximately 140 lbs. with black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing blue jeans, and black glasses.

Police are asking anyone with information on the whereabouts of Antonio Cox to, please contact the New Castle County Division of Police by dialing (302) 573-2800 or by visiting our website at http://www.NCCPD.com, or (IM) on the New Castle County Police Facebook page.

Cox, Antonio (31)

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