After days of searching, police find suspected human remains in Gumboro

Delaware State Police are investigating after suspected human remains were located in Gumboro.

GUMBORO (DE) 012221: Delaware State Police, with the assistance of the Division of Forensic Science, have discovered suspected human remains Friday morning in the 30000 block of R Farm Lane, Gumboro.

Police spent multiple days searching for the suspected remains which was turned over to the Division of Forensic Science for identification and manner of death.

It’s unknown how police became aware of the suspected remains and police released no other details saying the case remains an active and ongoing investigation and that there was no threat to the public’s safety.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation should contact Detective J. King with the Delaware State Police Homicide Unit by calling 302-741-2821.

Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at .

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need of assistance, the Delaware State Police Victim Services Unit/Delaware Victim Center is available to offer you support and resources 24 hours a day through a toll free hotline 1800 VICTIM-1. (1-800-842-8461). You may also email the unit Director at

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