Long Neck murder suspect dies in custody

Klein (Photo: DSP)

Officials are investigating the death of a Long Neck murder suspect who was in custody at SCI.


57-year-old Michael Klein had been in prison in the suspected murder of 67-year-old Lewis Fetrow, whos body was found on the property of Baywood Golf Course on June 7. Investigators discovered Klein as a suspect, who was already in custody for another crime.


Officials say Klein, who had a history of chronic health conditions, was found unresponsive in his cell around 8:15 Monday morning (July 4). He was pronounced dead by responding paramedics shortly after.


Delaware State Police are investigating Klein’s death, and his body has been released to the Division of Forensic Science to determine the cause of death.

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