Victim identified in N. Wilmington murder

    Investigators from the New Castle County Police Criminal Investigation Unit have identified Jakeith Latham as the man found dead last night in Darley Woods. 

    Police were called to the 1000 block of Linda Road around 5:50 p.m., Wednesday, where they found the 34-year-old New Jersey man with a gunshot wound to the upper body.

    Darley Woods is a pretty quiet neighborhood located in North Wilmington. Cpl. Tracey Duffy said she does not recall any incidents of this nature for this neighborhood in the past. 

    Detectives are asking anyone with information to call the New Castle County Police at 302-573-2800.

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