City of Milford Police Department

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May 16, 2023

Milford Police Criminal Division Conducting Death Investigation

On May 16th, 2023, at approximately 6:23 am, officers from the Milford Police Department's Patrol Division responded to the 600 block of North DuPont Boulevard (US Rt 113) to a report of an individual laying on the ground in the median.  Upon arrival the officers learned the individual, a 41-year-old male from Rehoboth Beach, was deceased.  The investigation into this incident remains active and ongoing with further details to be released as they become available. The victim was turned over to the Delaware Division of Forensic Science where an autopsy will be performed to determine the cause and manner of death.  Identification of the victim is pending notification to the next-of-kin.  Investigators ask that anyone that has information about this incident to call the Milford Police Department Criminal Investigations Division at 302.422.8081. Tips can also be submitted by going to or Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1(800) TIP-3333. 
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Released by Public Information Officer, Lieutenant Robert Masten
Released: 05/16/2023