Delaware State Police investigate body found in Bear

Delaware State Police are continuing to investigate the death of a man whose body was found on a walking trail in Bear this morning.

The body of the 19-year-old male was discovered just before 8 a.m. Thursday by a passerby walking along a trail near a wooded area in the 200 block of Rickey Boulevard in Bear.

An autopsy will be conducted to determine cause and manner of death. Police do not suspect foul play.

The name of the man is being withheld pending notification of the next of kin.

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