Mathew Mathies (19): On Thursday November 30, 1978, Delaware State Police responded to Route 13 North South of Route 72 in Bear, Delaware where Troopers located a body near a wooded area. Investigators say the Victim, 19-Year-Old Mathew Mathies died as a result of multiple stab wounds.
Members of the Cold Case Unit work tirelessly to pursue new leads in these cases, and to deliver justice on behalf of those who have been affected by crime.
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.
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