1989 Murder Of Garfield Bennett

On Thursday June 29, 1989, Delaware State Police responded to the Riverview Motel for a report of a shooting that had just occurred. When troopers arrived, they located two victims, Garfield Bennett (40) and Carolyn Dunbar (40).

Investigators say the victims were found in the motel parking lot with multiple gunshot wounds.

This investigation remains ongoing, and investigators are asking the public for assistance.

Anyone with information about this cold case investigation is encouraged to contact the Delaware State Police Cold Case Division.

You may provide any information regarding this case to the Cold Case Homicide Division directly by contacting Det. Mark Ryde at Mark.Ryde@delaware.gov or (302) 741-2730.

Tipsters may also provide anonymous tips by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 800- TIP-3333, or visit their website at www.Delaware.crimestoppersweb.com, or visit us on Facebook at Delaware Crime Stoppers.

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