On Tuesday March 17, 2009, Delaware State Police responded to the Pencader Shopping Center at 100 Pencader Plaza in Newark, Delaware for a report of a vehicle with a deceased male in it.
When Troopers arrived, they discovered 19-Year-Old Justin Trnka with a fatal gunshot wound.
Investigators say the victim was found inside a vehicle behind the BJ’s store.
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.