Delaware police probe deaths of man, woman in New Castle County

Police are invesstigating the deaths of a man and woman in Elmhurst, New Castle County, on Wednesday night. Credit: Google Images
Police are invesstigating the deaths of a man and woman in Elmhurst, New Castle County, on Wednesday night.
Credit: Google Images

Investigators are working Thursday morning to determine how a man and a woman ended up dead on a sidewalk in New Castle County on Wednesday night.

Police found the bodies at Maryland and Winston avenues in Elmhurst after responding there for a report of a dispute about 9:45 p.m. Wednesday, DelawareOnline.com reported.

Police have not classified the manner of death for the man or the woman, though the case was being looked at as a murder-suicide, according to 6ABC Action News, which reported a gun was found near the bodies.

New Castle County and state police used crime scene tape to cordon off an area that contained the bodies, which were located near an SUV parked in front of 3 Winston Ave., a property with a building that houses a dental office and space used for both aerobics classes and a dance club.



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