Death Investigation In Rehoboth Beach

Rehoboth Beach- On July 17, 2022, at approximately 11:32 a.m., troopers were dispatched to a wooded area near East Atlantic Apartments in reference to a death investigation. When troopers arrived, they observed the body of a male victim in a wooded area where homeless individuals are known to frequent. The victim was pronounced deceased on the scene, and the body was turned over to the Division of Forensic Science for an autopsy. This incident does not pose a threat to public safety. Next of kin notification is pending, so no additional details can be provided at this time.

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 need assistance, the Delaware State Police Victim Services Unit/Delaware Victim Center is available to offer you support and resources 24 hours a day through a toll-free hotline 1-800-VICTIM-1. (1-800-842-8461). You may also email the Victim Services Unit at

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