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Mom, Baby Boy Found Dead Inside Delaware Apartment

The bodies of the 45-year-old woman and 17-month-old boy were discovered Wednesday inside a unit of the Stonehurst Garden Apartments on the 100 block of Richards Avenue in Newport, Delaware.

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    Mom and Baby Found Dead in Delaware Apartment

    A mother and baby were found dead inside an apartment in Newport, Delaware. We have the latest update on the police investigation.

    (Published Wednesday, March 13, 2019)

    An investigation is underway after a mother and her baby boy were found dead inside a Delaware apartment.

    The bodies of the 45-year-old woman and 18-month-old boy were discovered shortly before 9 a.m. Wednesday inside a unit of the Stonehurst Garden Apartments on the 100 block of Richards Avenue in Newport, Delaware. 

    Police have not yet released the names of the mother and son or a cause of death. They continue to investigate. Two women who were spotted crying outside the crime scene told NBC10 the victims had lived at the apartment for the past three months.

    “This is a relatively quiet community and the first time something like this has happened since we’ve been here,” Dan Lee, a resident, told NBC10.

    Police have been gathering evidence from the area. If you have any information, please call Detective Holubinka at (302) 395-8110 or email him at Adam.Holubinka@newcastlede.gov.

    You can also call New Castle County Police at (302) 573-2800.