The Milford Police Department’s Criminal Division has identified the victim in this case as David W. Parcher, 70 of Milford, Delaware. Further updates will be provided as they become available.
Released By Sgt. Robert Masten On 07.28.2020 Incident #51.20.7358 @0340 Hours
On 07.28.2020 at approximately 3:40 am officers from the Milford Police Department’s Patrol Division responded to a home on Pennsylvania Avenue to a report of a possible shooting. Upon arrival officers located a 70 year old male who had been shot in the chest. The victim was transported by staff from the Carlisle Fire Company to the Bayhealth Sussex Campus. It was later learned the victim had succumbed to his injuries. The victim has been turned over to the Delaware Division of Forensic Science where an autopsy will be performed. The victim’s identity is being withheld at this time pending the notification of the next of kin. This investigation is ongoing an updates will be provided as they become available. Anyone with information about this matter is urged to call the Milford Police Department’s Criminal Division at 302.422.8081 or Crime Stoppers at 1.800.TIP.3333. Tips can also be submitted online at MilfordPoliceDE.org/TIPS or Delaware.CrimeStoppersWeb.com