The Delaware State Police are investigating a homicide that occurred yesterday morning in Bridgeville.
On February 17, 2023, at approximately 9:13 a.m., officers from the Bridgeville Police Department responded to Champions Drive in Heritage Shores to check on the well-being of a 57-year-old woman who was residing there. Family members were concerned for the victim when they were unable to recently contact her. Officers entered the home, and when they found the deceased woman it appeared that she was the victim of a homicide.
The Delaware State Police Homicide Unit assumed the investigation at the request of the Bridgeville Police Department. Detectives are attempting to locate the victim’s missing vehicle, a silver 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS bearing Delaware vanity registration “YCANTI.” A photograph of a similar vehicle is depicted below for reference.
No suspect information is available at this time. Identification of the victim is pending notification to her family and relatives. The Homicide Unit is still actively investigating this incident. Detectives are asking for anyone with information regarding this case to contact Detective D. Grassi by calling 302-365-8441 or by e-mailing Daniel.Grassi@delaware.gov. Information may also be provided by sending a Private Facebook Message to the Delaware State Police or contacting Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-847-3333.