The unidentified man was found in the 300 block of Kitts Hummock Road.

Delaware State Police detectives are currently conducting a death investigation after an adult male subject was found deceased earlier this morning.

The investigation began at approximately 7:26 a.m. on Tuesday, February 20, 2018, after troopers were called to respond to the 300 block of Kitts Hummock Road, for the report of an unresponsive subject. Upon their arrival, troopers located a man laying on the ground. The male victim was pronounced dead at the scene by responding paramedics.

The body has been turned over to the Delaware Division of Forensic Science where an autopsy will be performed to determine the manner and cause of death. The victim's identity is being withheld pending the notification of his next of kin.

This incident remains under investigation and further information will be released as it becomes available.

Anyone with any information is asked to please contact Detective D. Grassi at 302-365-8441. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at