Victim idenfitied in Delaware homicide; person of interest sought

- Police have identified the victim who was found dead in a home in the Mallard Pointe area.


The man found dead is 47-year-old Shawn Spence from 500 block of N. DuPont highway in New Castle, police said. His death has been ruled a homicide. 52-year-old Gregory Parker, whose home Spence's body was found in, has been identified as a person of interest in the case, and police are looking for him. 

On Thursday night police received a call for a check on the welfare of a man. Police arrived and discovered a man deceased at the residence. Paramedics pronounced him, and police stated that “circumstances on the scene have made this death suspicious.”

Those with information about the case, or who are aware of Parker's whereabouts, are asked to call New Castle County Police Department at (302) 395-8110/573-2800. 


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