1996 Murder Of Lanetta Mills (26)

On Monday, November 18, 1996, Delaware State Police responded to SR 54, 4 Miles West of Delmar, in Delmar, Delaware for a report of a home invasion.

When Troopers arrived, they located the deceased body of 26-Year-Old Lanetta Mills.On Monday, November 18, 1996, Delaware State Police responded to SR 54, 4 Miles West of Delmar, in Delmar, Delaware for a report of a home invasion.

Investigators say Victim Mills and her boyfriend were victims of a home invasion. During the altercation the Victim was shot, killing her and her unborn baby.

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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